Remembering Philip Roth

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has passed away

Joan Silber Wins the 2018 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The author and finalists will be feted in Washington, DC, on Sat., May 5th.

Bookstores: The Heart of Main Street

How indies along the East Coast are transforming downtowns

Jesmyn Ward Wins the 2017 National Book Award

The novelist earned the coveted prize for Sing, Unburied, Sing

Meet the (Small) Press: Santa Fe Writers Project

This indie imprint owes its existence to a bar in the desert.

2012 National Book Award Finalist Roundup

A look at reviews of National Book Award finalists, and interviews with authors, from the Independent and around the web.