Wendy Moffat, Morgan Forster's biographer, discusses the extraordinary novel that's the basis for a new Starz series. "I think one of the shocks of it is that it feels like such a mirror. We haven’t made that much progress in the kind of things that mattered to Forster."Read more
The witty and erudite author of "The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failures" has a new book out, "Who's Who When Everyone is Someone Else," in which he champions the best books -- real and imagined -- that have fallen out of fashion.Read more
"I can tell what kind of letter I’m going to get based on the weather. The real first March or April week that’s warm, I will get a ton of letters saying, 'I want to break up with my longtime partner.' It’s super weird. People are like, 'Oh, it's nice out, I could sleep with other people!'"
It's exciting news: Branagh will play Count Alexander Rostov in a TV-series version of Amor Towles's bestselling novel, "A Gentleman in Moscow." But he's been the king of classic books-to-screen adaptations for years. Which of these roles have you seen him play?Read more
Waxman, who describes herself as a mixture of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, Ramona Quimby and Bertie Wooster ("because I'm a doofus") looks closely at a cross section of relationships in an L.A. neighborhood that's a lot like her own.Read more
Her bestselling novels concerned women at times of dramatic change. “I'm really interested in the catastrophic moment in life,” Shreve once said. “ If you push a woman to the edge, how will she behave?”Read more
When two young American women cross paths in 1950s Tangiers, one of them seems oddly wary of the other. What dark secrets did they leave back in the States? Enjoy an excerpt of this intense, suspenseful psychological novel, which is thrillingly reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier, Patricia Highsmith, and Lawrence Osborne.Read more
Whether you're religiously romantic, an ursine enthusiast, a dog lover, bird fancier, or Carrie Fisher fan, one of these might be just what you're looking for.Read more
Rachman's latest novel asks: "What makes a great artist?" and "Should we admire work by humans we’d otherwise detest?"Read more
Surprises and a sense of embattled solidarity marked last night's award ceremony, where women took all but two of the prizes.Read more
This year's fair, which runs from March 8 to March 11, contains some gorgeous and unusual examples of children's books, from handmade one-offs to pristine first editions.Read more
Jones, whose novel "An American Marriage" is Oprah's latest book club pick, recalls the first time she read Delores Phillips's 2004 debut, "The Darkest Child."
At last night's ceremony, Edna O'Brien, Edmund White, and Dave Kindred were honored with lifetime-achievement awards. Among other major prize winners: books by poet Layli Long Soldier and Jenny Zhang, whose short-story collection, "Sour Heart" won the debut fiction prize.Read more