Monday, May 04, 2015
Zou Lei, a Chinese immigrant, finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens, when she falls in love with an Iraqi war veteran, in Atticus Lish's new novel.
Friday, April 24, 2015
In Reif Larsen’s novel, art, history, and tragedy collide. It begins when a boy is born with a strange medical condition during a power outage.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
In Jill Alexander Essbaum’s bestselling novel, Hausfrau, Anna Benz tries to rouse herself with new experiences: German language classes, Jungian analysis, and a series of sexual affairs.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
T.C. Boyle talks about his new novel inspired by a true story, The Harder They Come.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
César Aira has published at least eighty novels, most barely 96 pages each. They reach towards the unknown, flirting with bizarre and passionate takes on everyday reality.
Friday, March 20, 2015
The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week! Barney Frank on his life, Kazuo Ishiguro on his first book in a decade & Frank Bruni on applying to college
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
As Britain is steadily declining into ruin, an elderly couple sets off to find the son they have not seen for years.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Esther Kaplan on increased monitoring in the workplace. Deborah Treisman on The New Yorker's 90th anniversary. Ailyn Pérez's debut at the Met as Micaëla in Carmen.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
As children's book author Lemony Snicket, Handler is best known for A Series of Unfortunate Events. We Are Pirates is his new novel for adults, and it's this month's book club pick.
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