Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo is the author of Empire Falls, Nobody's Fool and the Byliner Fiction Nate in Venice.
Michael Chabon's books include The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
In his many novels and short stories, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford examines the woes and pleasures of quotidian life.
Jonathan Franzen is the author of the The Corrections, a National Book Award winner, and the highly acclaimed 2010 novel Freedom.
A heartbreaking and often hilarious novella about a decent man’s attempt to find some peace, and perhaps love, on a trip to one of Europe’s most romantic cities.
A commencement address to the graduating class at Colby College.
A lesson in “scorched-earth capitalism.”
“With most fishermen, the contest is between the man and the fish. With your old man, it’s between him and his reel.”
What right does one who has fled a hometown have to speak for those who have remained behind?
The eternal conflict between the individual and society.