In 2010 Piper Kerman was known to readers and booksellers as the author of “Orange is the New Black,” a memoir detailing her year in ... »
All classic stories have one thing in common: by the end of the tale, the main character has undergone a transformation — grand or small, he ... »
Eric Rickstad’s “The Silent Girls” was first published only as an e-book by Witness Impulse, an imprint devoted to e-originals ... »
When I learned that Sara Gruen was coming out with a new novel set during World War II, I was eager to review it.
Her best-selling book ... »
In “The Crime of Our Lives,” acclaimed mystery writer Lawrence Block collects pieces he has written over the years about other writer ... »
Writers’ Workshop alum Nickolas Butler knows the Midwestern landscape and the landscape of the human heart. In his debut novel, “Shot ... »
In Benjamin Percy’s “The Dead Lands” (Grand Central Publishing, 416 pages, $26), Lewis and Clark set off from St. Louis and he ... »
The main arch of Toni Morrison’s new novel, “God Help the Child,” is a steady one, but pulsing closely under its surface are a ... »
Move over Rambo, papa’s got a brand-new bag.
David Morrell, the former University of Iowa professor who introduced Rambo to the world ... »
Two of Ed Gorman's finest novels are out in an omnibus offering that gives longtime fans an opportunity to revisit them and new readers a chance at ... »
When I was in graduate school in Syracuse, our best nights seemed to always involve a guy named Phil LaMarche. He wasn’t a partyer or a wild ... »
Knowing that the events recounted in Peladija Woodson-Diers story of her mother’s “Triumph Over Destiny” actually happened und ... »