Archaeologist, author, and real-life ghost-hunter Richard Senate has chronicled the spectral stories of the Western United States.
John Brandon's critically-lauded 2012 novel "A Million Heavens" builds around a wolf prowling New Mexico alone, observing human society from the outside.
"Land of Love and Drowning" is the first novel from author Tiphanie Yanique, previously best-known for her short stories. The novel draws on Ms. Yanique's Caribbean heritage for its setting and distinctive voice.
Writer and former musician Jake Tuck's band sold one record. He would like his record back.
Lauren Owen's debut novel, "The Quick" is a gothic, supernatural tale, set in Victorian England about a woman searching for her brother who has gone missing under very mysterious circumstances.
Cristina Henríquez’s third novel "The Book of Unknown Americans" starts in a run-down apartment in Delaware, expands out to the interconnected narratives of the immigrant families that live there.
Patricia Lockwood is a rarity in modern America: a poet with mainstream popularity. She's done so partly by mastering social media... but mainly with her wry and modern writing, much of which takes as its subject the piercing of sexual conventions and patriarchy. This week we overhear her read a selection from her new book.
"The Vacationers," Emma Straub's second novel, follows the summer vacation of one extended family, observing them as they share celebrations and secrets.
Actress Annabelle Gurwitch reads an excerpt from her memoir, “I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50,” about needing a little help from a young man at the Apple Genius Bar.
Like Kaui Hart Hemmings' first novel, "The Descendants," "The Possibilities" sees a family coping with trouble in paradise. She reads from the moving first chapter.