Arts and Culture

You can interpret the line from Paul Sartre’s 1944 play “No Exit” in a lot of different ways. Philosopher Gregory Sadler has a fascinating take.More

Stoner

Author Steve Almond recommends "Stoner" by John Williams.More

"inventing america"

Eric Liu reviewing “Inventing America” by Gary Wills.More

Orphans

Leslie Jamison bookmarks "Orphans" by Charles D'Ambrosio.More

A Tale of Love and Darkness

Israel Story radio host Mishy Harman recommends "A Tale of Love and Darkness" by Amos Oz.More

The Fencing Master

Nick Bantock bookmarks "The Fencing Master" by Arturo Perez-Reverte.More

Mythologies

Eric Jarosinski bookmarks "Mythologies" by Roland Barthes.More

Confessions of a Mask

Writer Brendan Koerner reviews Yukio Mishima's classic novel, "Confessions of a Mask."More

"A High Wind in Jamaica" by Richard Hughes

Karen Russell bookmarks "A High Wind in Jamaica" by Richard Hughes.More

Absalom, Absalom!

Nic Pizzolatto bookmarks "Absalom, Absalom!" by William Faulkner.More

"The Power of Myth" by Joseph Campbell

Sarah Lewis bookmarks "The Power of Myth" by Joseph Campbell.More

the flame alphabet

Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard recommends a chilling read: "The Flame Alphabet" by Ben Marcus.More

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

Poet Billy Collins bookmarks "The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst."More

steady state economics

Writer Benjamin Kunkel bookmarks Herman Daly's "Steady-State Economics."More

The Dog of the South

The author of "Blood Will Out" recommends Charles Portis' comic tale of a hapless Southerner on the hunt for the wife who done him wrong.More

Dazzle of the Day

Karen Joy Fowler bookmarks "Dazzle of Day" by Molly Gloss.More

Season of Migration to the North

Hanan Al-Shaykh bookmarks "Season of Migration to the North" by Tayeb Salih.More

"Objects and Empathy" by Arthur Saltzman.

Novelist Richard Powers bookmarks "Objects and Empathy" by Arthur Saltzman.More

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