Posted on November 8, 2022 at 7:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A fair amount of Nobel Prize in Literature winner Annie Ernaux's work has already been translated into English. What hasn't,...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on November 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times has had quite a few bookish obituaries recently. The one that most captured our attention was...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on November 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Lucy Ellmann's novel Ducks, Newburyport drew attention, not just because it landed on award lists (and won a few), but...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on November 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joan Didion's estate sale opened up a few days ago and continues for almost two more weeks. So, if you...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on November 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well, no wonder Judy Blume wrote about adolescence so compellingly. Turns out, unsurprisingly, she lived it in all of its...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on October 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet Sylvia Plath both was born on this day and — obviously, years later — wrote a key poem ("Ariel,"...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on October 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to the first-ever winner of the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction: Khadija Abdalla Bajaber. Her debut novel,...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on October 25, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you're not among author Colleen Hoover's many fans, we still have something for you to celebrate — one omnibus...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on October 16, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter your bookish tastes, there's a historical event for you to celebrate today. We already shared today's literary birthdays,...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on October 13, 2022 at 2:24 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sorry to be that person who wants to fast-forward seasons ... but Curtis Sittenfeld has a new novel coming out...

Categories: Today in Books