If you’re like us, the new year offers a clean slate for picking up a good habit, letting go of a bad one, improving an existing skill, or learning a new one. New Year’s resolutions or picking a word the
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Midway through his career, the inventor of “cyberspace” turned his attention to a strange new world: the present. Suppose you’ve been asked to write a science-fiction story. You might start by contemplating
Awards season loves a good controversy and that doesn’t just go for Hollywood. This fall, amid the frenzy of festival premieres and guild screenings and early Oscar prediction lists, no one has courted
Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 25 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five translated, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of literature.
I hadn’t realised people were so keen to see Will Self get a drubbing until the reviews came out for his memoir – titled with characteristic perversity, Will, as opposed to the more obviously memoir-ish