| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
2011's Bad Sex in Fiction award went to David Guterson's "Ed King," a modern retelling of the Oedpius story....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Simon Beaufoy, writer of Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, is writing adaptations of Raw Shark Texts and Sharp Teeth, the latter possibly with his Slumdog Millionaire collaborator Danny Boyle...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
"We Need to Talk About Kevin" and "Rampart" are among the films newly available on VOD and DVD and Blu-ray; both movies offer compelling portraits of deeply disturbing behavior....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Gifted designer Chip Kidd, who doesn't take himself too seriously, makes a case for print books....
| Dec 4, 2011
Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95
A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia.
The Angel Esmeralda
The first collection of short stories from a...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 2:58 PM
As 2011 comes to a close, we take a minute to reflect on the year's best in the world of publishing. Here is the list of our favorites, all published this year:
"The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain
This gorgeous novel portrays the whirlwind...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:19 PM
The summer before Megan Walburn's senior year at Washington College she met someone at a cookout who worked at WJZ. Soon there was a writing test. Then a gig freelancing.
She has stayed at WJZ (our media partner) for the last five years producing, and...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:59 PM
On the day that a best selling book becomes a blockbuster movie (The Hunger Games)… a cult book from 1987, became a small indie picture.
It’s Tokyo in the late ‘60s. Everyone is listening to the Beatles and wanting to overthrow the...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
It's tempting, looking at the fall's books, to think of this as a political season. Dick Cheney got it started with "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir," and in November we'll see a different (and perhaps conflicting?) take when Condoleezza...
| Feb 7, 2010
Boasting posh restaurants, luxury boutiques and a flock of millionaires who indulge in them, Moscow is considered one of the most expensive cities on the planet. Just take a walk through the rows of tinted Range Rovers and Bentleys parked behind the...
| Feb 8, 2010
"Best European Fiction 2010"
Edited by Aleksandar Hemon
Dalkey Archive, $15.95, 416 pages
Rejection of Eurocentrism, the tendency to regard Europe as our exclusive source and standard, is fundamental to the multiculturalist passion that swept the...