literature

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‘

With all the trappings of a good ghost story, ‘The Clockmaker’s Daughter’ is worth the read

Kate Morton’s latest novel is at times tedious but ultimately satisfying

This writer is also a janitor. She just won a prestigious literary award from the university she cleans.

Caitriona Lally won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature from Trinity College Dublin

Three new poetry collections by women explore issues both personal and pressing

The poems grapple with gun violence, loss and grief

Playwright who skyrocketed to fame in the ’90s gets a second turn in the spotlight

Paula Vogel is one of the hottest playwrights this fall

Prominent Japanese American playwright Wakako Yamauchi dies at 93

Her time in an internment camp informed her writing

Which celebrity book club is right for you?

Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Emma Watson’s book picks, compared

In her latest novel, Pat Barker reconsiders the women of ‘The Iliad’ from their own perspective

‘The Silence of the Girls’ joins a number of recent books addressing women in the classical era

Sofka Zinovieff’s ‘Putney’ is sure to spark a conversation about female sexuality and #MeToo

The book portrays a relationship between a 30-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl