All the book news you need to know on a need-to-know basis.

8 highly unusual writing residencies that are all very cool. And speaking about writing residencies, Mall of America just announced one.

Lithub imagined the Oscars for novels in 2016.

NASA found some new planets and we hope they’ll be like these fictional ones.

Want to get into the work of Jim Shepard? Here’s where to start.

Tom Hanks is publishing a short story this October.

Electric Literature recommends that you read these books by women of color this year.

Want to learn more about Yemen? Read these books.

A new essay by Nell Zink about rejection and Doris Lessing.

The dubious practice of using books as decoration.

A guide to fiction about cults.

Julie Buntin writes about writing her novel Marlena.

Co-creator of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Aline Brosh McKenna is working on a Jane Eyre graphic novel.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks in an Atlantic video about diversity in children’s books.

What to read next based on the series you miss.


Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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