Pulitzer Prize

Novelist Richard Russo isn’t known for sequels. So he’s broken new ground with his latest, Everybody’s Fool, in which he returns to North Bath, the fictional upstate New York setting of his 1993 novel, Nobody’s Fool. We talk with the author about his writing process and why he like to write about "ordinary" people.

It was a conversation with his father when he was only seven years old that laid out the direction of author Andrew Solomon's life. Now, Solomon has chronicled his travels in a new book of essays, Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, 25 Years.

"First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then the murders, which happened later."  With these words Richard Ford begins his latest novel, Canada.

In her years as a journalist, author and cultural critic, her name has graced some of our most revered publications.