Novels that say a lot without making lots of noise

1980s fiction might more profitably fill your beach-y or gîte-y afternoons

A new satire skewers the publishing industry

Why have we never heard of most of the young writers on the latest “Best of …” list?

From an old-fashioned tale to a new-fashioned one, with a dash of dystopia

One of the Internet’s villains has a brighter side

Things you didn’t know you were interested in — until someone wrote a good book about them

The best sort of debut isn’t actually the author’s first book

How much should we fear nuclear war?