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.
In a life of perpetual movement, the moment arrives when you find yourself desperate for stillness.
If distractions poison a writer’s ambitions, then surely a summer with no internet access is the antidote?
Following an emergency meeting of Eurozone countries on July 21, a “Marshall Plan” for Europe was announced and a virtual European International Monetary Fund created.
A Marshall Plan for...
My explanation was pathetic. Being so close to Europe in my heart and so heavily invested in all of it in my relationship, my work, and my future, it&rsquo...
Every flea market has a bin of found postcards for sale. Some notes, however, wait to be mailed.
A year in Lisbon teaches you more than how to select a decent vinho verde. An ode to the uniquely hopeful, desperate music that’s missing from the usual American fare.
Anarchy is dying in Berlin, and Tina Turner swung the axe. Beginning a new series, our man in Germany reports from a park full of arsonists, punks, and frotteurs.
Sounds can take us home—even when that home belongs to someone else, and the sounds are of obscure gardening comedy.
Latvia’s economy is in peril and its government a mess. Reporting from Riga, our writer feels more comfortable than most, knowing Latvia from a childhood in suburban Connecticut.
Americans find certain things familiar on these shores to be challenged overseas: love for peanut butter, Republican politics, and particularly the good old American handshake. A report from abroad on the challenge of kissing Margaret Thatcher.