The legendary illustrator delivers a rip-roaring fan bio that reminds us coitus isn’t a recent invention.
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The line between fiction and autobiography blurs in this wholly satisfying novel.
Can a stingray wound become literary gold? Does the stingray get a vote? Hmm. Whose story is it?
A young writer’s memoir wrestles with complex questions of place and identity.
Recalling a time when artists could lose themselves — and find inspiration — in the utterly foreign.
Savor this deeply researched love letter to every bibliophile’s favorite object.
A brilliant debut sure to scandalize Jefferson worshippers; human decency and magical realism fighting Nazi atrocities in occupied Poland; and celebrating the bicentenary of a Brontë with an homage to Jane Eyre–all in Historical Novels Review.
Two beautifully rendered debut novels, one set in post-WWII Japan and the other in mid-WWI Italy, and a blood-pumping tale of slave revolt in ancient Rome.
A memoir spotlighting family dysfunction amid old-Hollywood glamour, a scholarly coffee table history of the Battle of Agincourt, and a drug-fueled alternative history of Vietnam and its aftermath.
A refreshingly non-partisan dissection of the social safety net’s unintended consequences.