You can’t kill the Rooster.
It’s been a long, turbulent sleep, but now the Rooster wakes. Introducing the shortlist, judges, commentators, and Zombie poll for the 13th edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books.
This year we read a lot of new fiction. We liked a lot of what we read, and here are our combined favorites. In March we’ll narrow them to a final set of 16 novels to compete in the 2017 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes.
The Rooster is hungry. Very hungry. Introducing the judges, shortlist, and Zombie poll for the 2016 edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books.
George Saunders explains the difference between good and bad storytelling.
The long list for the 2016 Tournament of Books, with 86 titles culled from the year’s finest fiction.
Here’s your chance to nominate your favorite work of fiction published (in English) in 2015 for consideration as a tournament contender—as well as apply to be this...
Protesters are clashing in the street over paintings. What is it, whether in art or literature, that makes one thing better than another?
The TV series Mad Men is set to begin its final season. Finally we’ll know how many women—and how much Proust—it takes to make Don Draper happy.
Another week is in the books for the 2015 Tournament of Books. Download your updated brackets here to see what’s left to go in this year’s tourney. ...
We just finished the second week of the 2015 Tournament of Books. Download the updated brackets here to see the gameplay thus far, and how far we have left to go. ...
When viral stardom strikes, your entire future is suddenly within reach—would you capture it or just let it slip?