Readings, Parties, and Drag Queens: APRIL is a festival for lovers of truly independent literature.
Five finalists have been named for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, including Matt Bell, Jennifer DuBois, Anthony Marra, Chinelo Okparanta, and Paul Yoon.
Perhaps the greatest doppelgänger story ever written, The Double concerns Golyadkin, a government worker, who goes mad when he meets someone who appears to be his exact double, only more confident and aggressive—that is to say, his exact opposite.
The Story Prize celebrated its 10th anniversary last night, awarding author George Saunders $20,000 for his most recent collection, Tenth of December.
A study concluded that listening to audiobooks might not be the best way to engage with the latest bestseller.
He is Noam Chomsky’s favorite mayor, and Björk claimed that he “changed Iceland!!!,” with no fewer than three exclamation marks to make her point.
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