October 3, 2013 Also: Dave Eggers responds to allegations that he lifted another writer's work; Jim Crace on the new rules for the Man Booker prize; the problem of depicting female beauty in novels.
October 2, 2013 Also: The Peruvian "Lucha Libro" competition; Elizabeth Gilbert on literary snobbery; and what the Greek poet Cavafy has to tell us about political gridlock.
October 1, 2013 Also: Sherman Alexie drinks the ebook Kool-Aid; Karen Russell on her new "genius" status; Marcela Valdes on YA novels and the economy.
September 30, 2013 Also: An excerpt from Dave Eggers' new novel; the best new books coming out this week.
September 27, 2013 Also: University of Toronto faculty members disown David Gilmour; a new poem by Helen Mort; Teju Cole remembers Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor.
September 26, 2013 Also: George Saunders on his worst story idea; a Canadian professor says he's "not interested in teaching books by women."
September 25, 2013 Also: a new book from Peter Matthiessen; the problem of "likeability" in fiction; A.S. Byatt on the Icelandic poet Sjón.
September 24, 2013 Also: Paul Ryan is writing a book; more Craigslist poetry; Alexander McCall Smith on W.H. Auden.
September 20, 2013 Also: Valerie Plame has reportedly written a spy novel called Blowback; Russian literature as sex education; a poem by Dorothy Wordsworth.
September 19, 2013 Also: The Man Booker Prize goes global; a defense of Jonathan Franzen; Khartoum's fading literary culture; the history of obscenity.
September 18, 2013 Also: Vikram Seth finds a new publisher; Marilynne Robinson on thinking like a writer; Rainbow Rowell on censorship.
September 17, 2013 Also: Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to publish a memoir; changes at the National Book Awards; a new short story by Tessa Hadley.
September 16, 2013 Also: A bookless public library opens in Texas; Joyce Maynard re-evaluates J.D. Salinger; and the best books coming out this week.
September 13, 2013 Also: J.K. Rowling will write a screenplay set in the magical world; Tina Brown is coming out with a memoir.
August 19, 2013 Author Marisha Pessl turned to technology to enrich readers' experience of her new thriller, Night Film — creating found-footage YouTube films, screen shots of hidden websites, and an app that readers can use to access additional content after scanning an illustration in the book.