Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, the antiheroes of the Irish writer Kevin Barry’s buoyant third novel, “Night Boat to Tangier,” are former drug runners — they’re aging and existentialist and twinkling
Just as intrigue over Brexit is expected to reach peak intensity next month, Britain’s master spy novelist John le Carré will be releasing a new novel, set in 2018, where the UK is ruled by “a minority
“But that afternoon there was an orchestra playing,” begins Jacqueline Woodson's newest novel, Red at the Bone, out September 17. Traversing time and space, Red at the Bone tells the story of a Brooklyn
Can you imagine a world in which humans are allergic to each other? Not just in the current sense (getting furiously annoyed on social media, say) but physically being unable to come into any kind of with
“Into the underland we have long placed that which we fear and wish to lose, and that which we love and wish to save.” “To sense this world of waters known to the creatures of the sea we must shed our
Consider me a songwriting sociopath. I do not give a shit, as long as it’s a good song Ben Folds Ben Folds has what appear to be perfect piano-playing hands. They’re large, with long, elegant fingers until
Essayist Margaret Renkl writes about what she calls "backyard nature," which, to those of us who live in crowded cities, might call to mind creatures to trap or squash, like rats, squirrels, mice and bugs.