If Apple and publishers are found guilty of collusion, it could mean lower e-book prices — for now — but the future is much scarier
The quintessential—yet underappreciated—”hard” science fiction writer deserves another look
More than fantasy or even science fiction, Ray Bradbury wrote horror, and like so many great horror writers he was himself utterly without fear, of anything. He wasn’t afraid of looking uncool—he wasn’t scared to openly love …
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I wanted to start this post by saying that everybody’s done it, at least once or twice, but probably that’s not true. I know it’s a weakness. …
How science fiction, fantasy, romance, mysteries and all the rest will take over the world
Though it’s only May, I’ve already read enough novels I love to fill up most of my top 10 list for 2012—including Bring Up the Bodies
For Orwell, being a book critic was hell. But I’m a lot luckier than he was—the job is so different now.
Nobody likes the one percent, so why can’t we stop reading novels about their stately homes?
The year after I graduated college I had a job in a library. When people underlined passages in the library books, or made notes in the margins, the books were sent to me. I erased the lines and the notes. Yes, that was my …
I’m not one of your knockabout, knuckle-scarred, Internet-controversy-courting book critics. Occasionally I stumble into controversy accidentally, but not because I enjoy it. It’s probably just because I’m a weird person. …
Mark Leyner sure does. His first novel in 15 years proves he is still a mad genius.
An award-winning cartoonist pens a graphic novel about his high school classmate, a shy teenager who would become a monster.
In Hand’s thriller, we see what Lisbeth Salander would look like in 30 years, if she were tall, blonde and plausible. St. Aubyn’s latest further proves that he might be the most underrated novelist writing in English.