By Keith Rice 8 min read
Nonfiction books by Joan Didion, Ken Ilgunas, David Owen, and more tell evocative tales of traversing America, from the Colorado River to Alaska.
By Rao Pingru 5 min read
Rao Pingru's graphic memoir Our Story, began when as he mourned his wife's death, is a work of love, and of history, spanning 20th-century China.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
In the latest installment to his season-themed quartest, Karl Ove Knausgaard ponders the phenomenon of personality via his growing daughter.
By Tobias Carroll 6 min read
Here’s a look at highlights from Robert Graves’s work, which spans a host of genres, from crime stories to tactile evocations of the distant past.
By Keith Rice 9 min read
These novels, memoirs, and books of nonfiction by Larry McMurtry, Mary Karr, Lawrence Wright, and more bring the Lone Star State to life.
By Lorraine Berry 4 min read
Author Samantha Irby has potent wit and humor, and masterful writing skills: all powerful weapons against the dark.