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10 Books To Wake Up Your Book Club
A Separation by Katie Kitamura “A minutely observed novel of infidelity unsettles its characters and readers.” Dread and
The 9 Most Addictive Books of 2017 (So Far)
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman “Superb. Just the thing for the literate fantasy lover and the student of comparative religion
ARTS & CULTURE
2017 Book Preview: 33 Titles To Add To Your Shelf
New year, new books.
Top 10 Best and Worst Books of 2013
Book reviews, experimental fiction, weirdness
Welcome to my first end-of-year roundup. I have read a lot of good contemporary literature this year -- more than usual, because I've been doing some official reviewing -- though I don't claim to have an exhaustive sample.
Is 'The Great American Novel' a Useless Concept?
Books and Culture Writer, HuffPost
Our national preoccupation with the concept is somewhat odd -- no other country seems to share this need to score ambitious new novels by whether it's a "Great _____ Novel contender."
Drones Are the Napalm of Our Crazy Time
Author, 'Home Free: An American Road Trip', www.ethancasey.com
The common element is death rained down from the sky, and drones take this a step further by leaving the inflictors of it safe back in the States.
CULTURE & ARTS
Uncovering the Artistic Heart of Pakistan
Author & Director of Strategic Research at ConsenSys
Today marks Pakistan's historic elections. It's significant because since the country's birth in 1947, it's the first time there's been a transition from one civilian government to another.
How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia: The Book We're Talking About This Week
How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia By Mohsin Hamid Riverhead Books, $26.95 What do the reviewers say? Why are we talking
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