William Finnegan reflects on his Pulitzer Prize–winning memoir, Barbarian Days.
Alta books editor David L. Ulin proclaims this Robin Coste Lewis work the “most ambitious single poem in recent years.”
In Index of Women and Now We’re Getting Somewhere, Amy Gerstler and Kim Addonizio write out of the uncertainty of the times.
Transformative and resonant, Rachel Kushner’s novel is grounded in reality.
Alta’s books editor makes the case for Myriam Gurba’s groundbreaking memoir.
In Love Is an Ex-Country, Randa Jarrar takes a look at America—and herself.
With Let Me Tell You What I Mean, Joan Didion ties up the loose ends of a literary life.