The year in fiction: Our favorite 2018 novels
The year in fiction. Peruse our favorite 76 novels from the past year at the 2019 Tournament of Books long list.
If you had to choose between the life of a loved one or the survival of a dozen other people, would you be capable of a rational decision?
What one journalist learned by vicariously sitting in on David Carr’s master class—with only his teacher’s reputation, extant syllabus, and students’ recollections to guide the way.
A lifelong phobia is the result of a terrifying childhood incident. But the real culprit may be Arthur Conan Doyle.
The victim of a robbery starts attending trials in New Orleans to understand the system while her burglar serves time in jail. Then he gets out.
For the mother of a serial killer, a chance to connect with victims on live TV offers a shot at redemption.
This summer’s ongoing war between Chief Keef and Rahm Emanuel is as much about urban history as holograms.
Not everyone who breaks your heart is a monster. And not everyone who wounds you deserves to be wounded in return.
Humans are bad. Even the ones who made this video.
What one woman labels kinky, another person calls a crime against cake. Offering a taxonomy of erotic fixations.
Call it Kreider’s Law: You can’t be grateful to be alive your entire life. Especially when there’s an arms race going on inside your head.
In the last 25 years, more than two dozen new countries have been recognized by the international community. But secession isn’t easy, as Somaliland’s success story proves.
It’s time once again for our annual Halloween ritual, where we dust off a classic urban legend and reanimate it with a few new endings.