A 9/11 story modeled on Jane Eyre, A Gate at the Stairs is Lorrie Moore's most ambitious novel, and her slipperiest work to date.
Horacio Castellanos Moya has turned anxiety into an art form and put El Salvador on the literary map.
In the stories of Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, the landscape of the Russian revolution is hostile territory, and terrifying in its scope.
In an information economy, tiny asymmetries in language comprehension translate into vast profits--and large-scale collapses.
With his plain, weather-beaten prose, Don Carpenter was a good enough novelist not to have to prove it.
Technology has made us capable of exterminating ourselves. In The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood wonders what might save us.
Jean Rhys wrote about women who tangled with class and sexuality on their own terms.
In Ralph Nader's new utopian novel, "only the super-rich can save us."
A conversation with the author of Homer and Langley about opting out.
Mercè Rodoreda's fiction plumbs a sadness borne of helplessness, an almost voluptuous vulnerability.