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Elena Ferrante

Frantumaglia

A Writer’s Journey From the author of My Brilliant Friend This book invites readers into Elena Ferrante’s […]

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A.E. Hotchner

Hemingway in Love

In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary’s […]

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Benjamin Moser

Why This World – A Biography of Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector is one of the most popular but least understood of Latin American writers, and now […]

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Iain Sinclair

American Smoke – Journeys to the End of the Light

Completing the trilogy begun with Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and continued with Ghost Milk, Iain Sinclair breaks […]

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David Shields / Shane Salerno

Salinger

Based on eight years of exhaustive research and exclusive interviews with more than 200 people—and published in […]

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D.T. Max

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story – A Life of David Foster Wallace

The first biography of the most influential writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace David Foster Wallace […]

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Dianne Wood Middlebrook

Anne Sexton – A Biography

Anne Sexton began writing poetry at the age of twenty-nine to keep from killing herself. She held […]

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Lyndall Gordon

Lives Like Loaded Guns – Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds

In 1882, Emily Dickinson’s brother, Austin, began an adulterous love affair with the accomplished and ravishing Mabel […]

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Joan Schenkar

The Talented Miss Highsmith – The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith, one of the great writers of twentieth-century American fiction, had a life as darkly compelling […]

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Herbert A. Leibowitz

Something Urgent I Have to Say to You

Herbert Leibowitz’s “Something Urgent I Have to Say to You” provides a new perspective on the life […]

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Blake Bailey

Cheever

From the acclaimed author of A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates comes the […]