literature

Diana Athill, British literary editor and celebrated memoirist, dies at 101

She worked with literary powerhouses like Margaret Atwood, Jean Rhys and John Updike

She wrote ‘Cat Person.’ Now she has a new book. Before you open it, beware.

Things are going to get weird

Francine du Plessix Gray, praised novelist, biographer and memoirist, dies at 88

She wrote books that often examined the lives of women as creative forces and as muses

This ‘nontraditional’ biography sheds new light on Eve Babitz, one of Hollywood’s wildest writers

Lili Anolik’s new book is part of a mini renaissance of the unlikely feminist icon

Man Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’ may be a difficult read, but it’s perfect for the #MeToo era

Anna Burns’s novel is now available in the United States

Fan of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’? Margaret Atwood is working on a sequel.

The book, titled ‘The Testaments,’ is set to publish in September 2019

This new book tells the behind-the-scenes literary history of publishing Emily Dickinson’s poems

Julie Dobrow’s ‘After Emily’ reads like a real-life soap opera

Most people know her as a candidate for governor. But Stacey Abrams also had a successful career as a romance novelist.

Abrams has written eight books under a pseudonym

Anna Burns becomes the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the Man Booker Prize for ‘Milkman’

Burns said the novel was inspired by her own life experiences

Kathryn Harrison’s new memoir, ‘On Sunset,’ paints an evocative portrait of a unusual family

It gives the backstory for her controversial 1997 memoir, ‘The Kiss‘