Brainy Beach Reads
Not your typical summer thrillers.
Why Should a Writer Retire?
It's not like a normal job.
The War Against Superman
Seventy-five years on, he's still ready to save us.
Your Beach Book Bag
Twelve must-reads for your summer vacation.
What a Strange Sjón
Three Summer reads come out of Iceland.
Gatsby Before He Was Great
What Fitzgerald's first version reveals about the great American dreamer.
Was Salinger a Phony?
Early letters reveal author could be a 'terrific liar.' By Jimmy So.
Four new fall novels explore our desires and fears. By Jimmy So, Lucy Scholes and Nicholas Mancusi.
Fall's Big Reads
From Salman Rushdie's years in hiding to Tom Wolfe's first novel in eight years, Newsweek picks 15 must-have books.
What the Dickens!
This year's Dickens bicentennial has inspired countless comparisons. Jimmy So looks around to find the Dickens of the world.