Philip K. Dick has become the most influential and prophetic of late-twentieth-century science fiction writers.
Two new novels, by Michael Chabon and Nathan Englander, recharge the modern Jewish experience with a sense of the exotic.
A new biography describes how Edith Wharton transformed her obsessions into stories of loss, regret and entrapment.
John Leonard, noted critic and former literary editor of The Nation, died Wednesay at 69. This review of Don DeLillo's Falling Man was one of his last pieces published in the magazine.
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears tells the story of an Ethiopian immigrant's unrequited love affair with the American Dream.
Georges Simenon's remarkable output includes investigative journalism, hardboiled novellas and dark psychological novels.
The comic novel Measuring the World re-imagines the lives of two of the nineteenth century's greatest scientists.
The Bastard of Istanbul, a saga of two interwoven families, bravely violates Turkish taboo with its description of the Armenian genocide.
Isaac B. Singer: A Life fails to fully illustrate the complexity of the writer's struggle with his heritage.
In the Country of Men tells the story of a Libyan boy whose dissident father is wanted by the authorities.