In his many novels and short stories, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford examines the woes and pleasures of quotidian life.
Michael Chabon's books include The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Tom Perrotta writes about the comically troubled lives of kids and supposed adults in the novels Election, Little Children and The Abstinence Teacher.
A two-time Pulitzer winner, the late John Updike regularly wrote essays, criticism, and fiction for the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books.
In an exclusive excerpt from Richard Ford’s new novel, the life of fifteen-year-old Dell Parsons is forever changed when his parents rob a bank.
A Midwestern Christmas.
Looking for the “little miracles” among the hundreds of candidates for a short-story collection.
The importance of ceasing in order to resume.
When the author was introduced to Raymond Carver twenty-one years ago, he couldn’t have known that he had just met the man who would soon be the most celebrated short-story writer in the world.