The filmmaker behind “Grizzly Man” and “Fitzcarraldo” makes a late-career foray into fiction with “The Twilight World,” a new book about a real-life Japanese intelligence officer.
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'There’s Netflix for movies. There’s Spotify for music. But there really wasn’t an equivalent discovery experience for books.'
Challenges to books are nothing new, but according to educators, librarians and free-speech advocates, the tactics and venues where they play out are changing.
Tom Lin’s debut novel explores the lives of Chinese Americans and immigrants who have largely been omitted from the cultural history of the West.
Like his Pulitzer Prize-winning debut, "The Sympathizer,” Viet Thanh Nguyen's new novel, "The Committed,” hinges on questions about individual and collective identity and memory.
Simon & Schuster said Thursday that it would cancel the publication of an upcoming book by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, one of several members of Congress who tried to overturn the results of the presidential election. Hawley, an ally of President Donald Trump, has been ...