Lydia Davis is best-known for her very brief short stories and work as a translator.
Special Olympics CEO Tim Shriver says his new book will focus on how the athletes involved in the competition have changed his life.
From an unnamed Balkan landscape to a baseball diamond at a small Midwestern college to an alternate universe, the fiction offerings of 2011 ranged far and wide. Here are the 10 that our Monitor reviewers found to be the most outstanding.
From Ireland to India, and from the year AD 73 to the possible end of the world, here are 12 of the most enticing of the fall 2011 fiction titles.
The British journalist who broke the story about the News of the World hackings will publish a book about the tabloid's collapse next fall.
Novelist John Gardner once said that there are only two plots in literature: someone goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. You're trying to think of exceptions right now, aren't you? Well, while you brainstorm, this month's fiction roundup is packing its bags to join three novels' worth of characters as they set out on life-altering adventures 400 years and thousands of miles apart.