In Homeland Elegies, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and novelist Ayad Akhtar blurs the line between fact and fiction in an attempt to reclaim the novel.
Page One offers the first lines of a dozen new and noteworthy books, including Wild Is the Wind by Carl Phillips and No Time to Spare by Ursula K. Le Guin.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including The Dream of Reason by Jenny George.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including Sick by Porochista Khakpour and Sons of Achilles by Nabila Lovelace.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart and Perennial by Kelly Forsythe.
The story of how Emily St. John Mandel followed up her best-selling book Station Eleven with her new novel, The Glass Hotel, holds valuable lessons for writers about hard work and persistence.