An interview with Kim Stanley Robinson, author of Shaman.
An interview with Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon, authors of All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release.
Eight prizes awarded to poets, critics, essayists and photographers featured in Poetry over the past year
Brian Jay Jones (Washington Irving: An American Original) has written a defining biography on the life of Muppets creator Jim Henson. Jones answered a few questions about working on this stellar book.
Novelist, essayist, poet, farmer and activist Berry receives the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award
In Elliott Holt’s Cold War–set debut novel, You Are One of Them, ten-year-old best friends Sarah Zuckerman and Jennifer Jones write letters to Soviet premier Yuri Andropov asking for peace. Jenny receives a response but Sarah doesn’t, and when Jenny heads to the USSR (and ensuing media stardom) at the Kremlin’s invitation, Sarah feels left […]
The 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction winners are announced in Chicago during the American Library Association (ALA) annual conference.
Two months after Iain Banks announced on his website that he had been diagnosed with terminal gall bladder cancer, the Scottish author of such acclaimed novels as The Wasp Factory and The Hydrogen Sonata lost his brief battle on June 9 at the age of 59. Praised by William Gibson as “a phenomenon” and “fearlessly […]