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Q&A with Eric Freeze

Q&A with Eric Freeze

Eric Freeze's fiction graced the pages of Carve back in 2012. Since then it seems he's had a few true stories he's been itching to tell.

Q&A With Adelle Waldman

Q&A With Adelle Waldman

Debut novelist Adelle Waldman made a big splash in 2013 with The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., a 21st-century novel of manners about a Brooklyn writer on the up-and-up who’s not always as smart or fair as he thinks he is.

Books Are Not Immersive—And That Might Be a Good Thing

Books Are Not Immersive—And That Might Be a Good Thing

There’s a fundamental difference between the ways in which fiction and electronic media affect us.

Informal Poll: How Do You Find New Novels?

Informal Poll: How Do You Find New Novels?

I like knowing that the book I’m about to plunge into has a proven history of not letting readers down.

Old Media in a New World

Old Media in a New World

When the people in your life are talking about video games you haven’t played and you want to talk about books they haven’t read.

Songs for the Deaf by John Henry Fleming

Songs for the Deaf by John Henry Fleming

In his new collection, Fleming introduces us to cloud-reading seers, hoop-playing saviors, ardor-inducing aliens (yes! really!), and more.

Founding Editor Melvin Sterne publishes debut novel, Zara

Founding Editor Melvin Sterne publishes debut novel, Zara

Zara tells the story of a young prostitute in Bombay, India, who must resort to blackmail to find her freedom.

Pre-order The Doula, Bridget Boland's debut novel

Pre-order The Doula, Bridget Boland's debut novel

Bridget Boland’s debut novel, The Doula, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. It will be released September 4 from Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

Boland is the guest judge of this year’s Raymond Carver Short Story Contest.

We specifically asked her to guest judge because she is a debut novelist, and we like to highlight the importance of recognizing first-time authors and their contributions to the literary landscape.

Ben Fountain, author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (and also a guest judge of the 2007 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest) has this to say about The Doula:

Top 10 Most Read Books in the World

Top 10 Most Read Books in the World

No surprise that The Bible sits at No. 1 but do you know where the Twilight saga lands on the list?