This essay collection finds a firebrand author railing against modern feminism and groupthink at American universities.
Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday, released a book in 1987 that was heavy on music, intimacy and the complications of race.
What makes Diane Johnson such a lively travel companion in these stories is that, for the most part, she detests traveling.
“You Say to Brick,” a biography by Wendy Lesser, examines Kahn’s life and buildings.
Carter wrote some of the 20th century’s unforgettable first sentences, and her novel “Nights at the Circus” was named the best of James Tait Black Prize winners.
Humor, anatomical details, loneliness and the grotesque pervade this book, the first short story collection by Ottessa Moshfegh.