By Camilla Grebe 5 min read
Camilla Grebe, author of The Ice Beneath Her, discusses why two protagonists are better than one, especially when it comes to writing crime fiction.
By Lorraine Berry 6 min read
In his new novel, House of Names, Colm Toibin revisits the story of Clytemnestra, wife of Agamemnon, heroine for the ages.
By Keith Rice 7 min read
Pick up Everything, Everything or another one of these great teen romance novels to revisit the first flutters of young love.
By Jessica Mizzi 8 min read
In need of some excitement? Perhaps an adrenaline rush? We compiled a list of great thrillers that you, and everyone you know, should read this summer.
By Keith Rice 8 min read
We’re kicking off our roundup of essential Ernest Hemingway with a brand-new biography that may be the most comprehensive yet.
By Janet Benton 4 min read
A reader who believes in a story opens to it, mind and body. Novels have to work harder than films or television dramas to induce this openness; they can’t dismantle defenses with mood music and exp