The 2018 PEN Literary Awards finalists are 40 books you want on your to-be-read list

Make room on your to-be-read list. On Thursday, PEN America announced its lists of finalists for the 2018 PEN Literary Awards.  Each year, the PEN Literary Awards honors great new literature in fiction and a […]

William Giraldi on life as a bookish bodybuilder: ‘It’s a poisoned way to be a man’

As a teenager, William Giraldi would pump himself full of steroids, hit the gym... and secretly read Keats. His new memoir examines the absurdities of moder

As a teenager, William Giraldi would pump himself full of steroids, hit the gym … and secretly read Keats. His new memoir examines the absurdities of modern masculinity and envisages a better world in which […]