'The Book of Joan' by Lidia Yuknavitch

Imagine a sci-fi blockbuster scripted by a critical theorist and then novelized by a slam poet, and you might come close to anticipating The Book of Joan, a darkly inventive new work from Lidia Yuknavitch…. read more

‘Running’ by Cara Hoffman

Running has plenty of dazzle; it races atop remarkable sentences. But at its core are two people who, accustomed to getting by on nothing, have no idea what to do with the bounties that befall them: success, family, love… read more

'The Gap of Time' by Jeanette Winterson

Winterson—whose energetic literary career began with the sui generis coming-out novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and has ranged through many forms and eras since—has written a “cover version” of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Taleread more