The One That Got Away

A Harrowing Tale

By Samantha Neugebauer

A Harrowing Tale

Joy Williams’ fifth novel conjures a bleak, mostly fallen world.

    Prize for the Fire: A Novel

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    Prize for the Fire: A Novel

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    A religious martyr embraces her truth in tumultuous Reformation England.

    Podcast
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    An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

    Beyond The Book

    Bedtime Stories: November 2022

    What are book lovers reading before lights-out? We asked one of them, and here’s what she said.

    Book Review

    Shirley Hazzard: A Writing Life

    By Brigitta Olubas

    Shirley Hazzard: A Writing Life

    An entertaining, edifying look at the underappreciated Australian author.

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    A Long Way from Douala

    By Max Lobe; translated by Ros Schwartz

    A Long Way from Douala

    Buckle up for a wild, rowdy road trip through Cameroon.

    Book Review

    A Carnival of Snackery

    By David Sedaris

    A Carnival of Snackery

    Though witty, this volume isn’t the best starting point for Sedaris neophytes.

    Book News

    Meet the (Small) Press: The Mad Duck Coalition

    Filling in the “quacks” of today’s publishing industry.

    Book Review

    Miss del Río: A Novel of Dolores del Río, the First Major Latina Star in Hollywood

    The affecting, uneven story of a trailblazing actress.

    Poetry Review

    On Poetry: November 2022

    New collections to make life more lyrical.