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How a Young War Veteran Became a Serial Bank Robber, Then a Novelist

How a Young War Veteran Became a Serial Bank Robber, Then a Novelist

Nico Walker, whose new novel draws heavily on his own experience of war and its aftermath.

Olga Tokarczuk’s Book ‘Flights’ Is Taking Off

Olga Tokarczuk’s Book ‘Flights’ Is Taking Off

“Flights” is narrated by a nameless female traveler who is not so unlike the author herself. “The narrator is partly me and sometimes something more than me,” Ms. Tokarczuk said.

Philip Roth, a Born Spellbinder and Peerless Chronicler of Sex and Death

Philip Roth, a Born Spellbinder and Peerless Chronicler of Sex and Death

Philip Roth at home in New York City in January 2018.

‘Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams,’ by Louisa Thomas

‘Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams,’ by Louisa Thomas

The portrait of Louisa Adams that hangs in the White House.

In ‘Yellow Submarine,’ the Graphic Novel, the Blue Meanies Are at It Again

In ‘Yellow Submarine,’ the Graphic Novel, the Blue Meanies Are at It Again

The Fab Four’s yellow submarine has engine problems in this page from the “Yellow Submarine” adaptation by Bill Morrison, due in August.

Circe, a Vilified Witch From Classical Mythology, Gets Her Own Epic

Circe, a Vilified Witch From Classical Mythology, Gets Her Own Epic

As Madeline Miller made her way through the Greek and Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she kept “nerding out,” as she sheepishly called it, over the relics.

Tommy Orange’s ‘There There’ Is a New Kind of American Epic

Tommy Orange’s ‘There There’ Is a New Kind of American Epic

Tommy Orange is part of a generation of writers who are shattering old tropes and stereotypes about Native American literature, experience and identity.

Missing Malcolm X Writings, Long a Mystery, Are Sold

Missing Malcolm X Writings, Long a Mystery, Are Sold

The title page for an unpublished manuscript related to Malcolm X’s autobiography, one of several long-rumored fragments that were sold on Thursday.


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