Months later, the response to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize remains mixed. Our poetry columnist weighs in.
In “The Barrowfields,” a debut novel by Philip Lewis, a son tries to come to terms with the weight of his family’s past.
James Barron unveils the history of the most expensive stamp ever printed in “The One-Cent Magenta.”
“This Long Pursuit” puts us on the ground with the master biographer Richard Holmes and the elusive lives he inhabits.
Deepak Unnikrishnan’s story collection, “Temporary People,” riffs on the plight of South Asian guest workers in the Gulf states.
In “The Invention of Angela Carter,” Edmund Gordon showcases a British writer whose novels combined fantasy and feminism.
Jaroslav Kalfar’s zany debut novel, “Spaceman of Bohemia,” features a Czech astronaut with a lot of baggage back on Earth. Hari Kunzru reviews.
Dan Chaon’s haunting, strikingly original new novel, “Ill Will,” is a foray into recovered memories and serial killing.