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Book of the Month: June 2013

Our June 2013 Book of the Month, Colum McCann's Transatlantic, is a tapestry of time-and-space spanning stories that cohere around questions that transcend the bounds of…

Book of the Month: May 2013

Why is it that some people’s youthful talents blossom into genius, or at least great success, while other people’s, just as promising at the outset,…

Book of the Month: April 2013

There are books, sometimes the most remarkable, accomplished and original to be published in a given year, that quietly slip below the radar. Our April…

Book of the Month: February 2013

Our February 2013 Book of the Month -- Marisa Silver’s new novel Mary Coin -- has accomplished an extraordinary feat: by using Dorothea Lange’s photograph as…

Book of the Month: January 2013

Literary Affairs is dedicating the first month of 2013 to the short story and featuring Canadian writer Alice Munro’s new collection Dear Life as our pick of…

Book of the Month: December 2012

Literary Affairs has been anxiously awaiting the U.S. publication of our December book pick, John Banville’s luminescent new novel Ancient Light, since Julie discovered the…

Book of the Month: October 2012

At Literary Affairs, we are still laughing out loud over Maria Semple’s deliciously antic new novel, Where’d You Go, Bernadette.

Book of the Month: September 2012

For readers craving a heartfelt and emotionally affecting reading experience, we recommend Carol Rifka Brunt’s debut novel, Tell The Wolves I’m Home.

Book of the Month: August 2012

Literary Affairs recommends Robert Goolrick’s new novel Heading Out to Wonderful as the perfect sink-into-a-lounge-chair read for your last weeks of summer trips and stay-cations!