A bittersweet serenade to the bidirectional pull of existence. “Do you sometimes want to wake up to the singularity we once were?” poet Marie Howe asked in her stunning ode to time in memoriam of Stephen
NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Burns' "Milkman," her Booker Prize-winning novel about an 18-year-old girl during "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland, has been awarded the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction.
Parents The former first lady reveals her first book love. It should come as no surprise that Michelle Obama took early inspiration from a character with "superhuman strength." Even if that superhero pigtails.
In 2010, aged 52, journalist Melanie Reid fell off her horse, breaking her neck and fracturing her lower back. The World I Fell Out Of recounts her recovery, from the first, disorienting year spent in
The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its annual literary awards on Tuesday, with Zadie Smith, Rachel Kushner, Robert Christgau and the late Denis Johnson among the nominees. Los
In more than 10 years of the Guardian Book Club, we have had the pleasure of hosting astounding literary talent, including Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan and Kamila Shamsie - and now Man Booker-winning
Forty years after he first discovered it, Sebastian Barry explains why he loves James Joyce’s short story Eveline, then reads it for you, as part of our seasonal series of short stories selected by leading
Zadie Smith shares why she loves this almost ‘anti-Italian’ story from Giuseppe Pontiggia, then reads the story, as part of our seasonal series of short stories selected by leading novelists ‘I was assigned
Barack Obama has continued his tradition of publishing end-of-year lists, compiling the books, songs and films that the former US president has most enjoyed over the passed 12 months, with Zadie Smith,