News by Joshua Chaplinsky March 16, 2016
Starring Tom Hanks, directed by Tom Tykwer, based on the novel by Dave Eggers — that's a lot of pedigree.
Column by Leah Dearborn
'Tis the season for selfless gestures. If you find yourself sitting bored by the fireside this winter, consider lending a hand somewhere.
Column by Leah Dearborn August 27, 2014
Wherever humans gather around food and a fire, there are guaranteed to be tales of monsters and heroic deeds of faraway lands and strange cultures.
Column by Cath Murphy
Unlike actors and musicians, writers don't get Oscars or Grammys. It's time to put that straight with the first annual Author Awards.
News by Dean Fetzer October 4, 2013
Dave Eggers, founder of McSweeney’s, says he’s never read ‘The Boy Kings’ by Kate Losse — who’s accused him of plagiarism in his new book, ‘The Circle’.
Life-Changers and Soul-Crushers: 3 Books I Feel Blessed to Have Read & 3 I Wish I Could Obliterate from My MemoryColumn by Taylor Houston April 26, 2013
Let the debates begin! Three books that made me want to be a better writer and better person, and three books that made me want to gouge my eyes out.
News by Rob Hart October 11, 2012
Check out the books up for this year's National Book Award. Tell us if you've read any of these, and whether any of them deserve it!
Column by Kimberly Turner July 6, 2012
It's not a stretch to assume that if you like the book or author, you'll buy the T-shirt, coffee mug, or bookmark. But what about the panties, shower curtain, and Ouija board?
Column by John Jarzemsky June 4, 2012
A look at what's dropping on the shelves in the month of June.
News by John Jarzemsky April 19, 2012
Author Dave Eggers has declined an invitation from the Gunter Grass Foundation to attend an awards ceremony honoring his novel 'Zeitoun,' citing Grass' recent controversial poem.
Column by Taylor Houston
A continuation of last month's discussion of short sentence lengths. This month we'll explore the merits of the very long sentences.
Column by Taylor Houston December 20, 2011
When narrators escape--a discussion of metafiction.