It’s been a long, turbulent sleep, but now the Rooster wakes. Introducing the shortlist, judges, commentators, and Zombie poll for the 13th edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books.
This year we read a lot of new fiction. We liked a lot of what we read, and here are our combined favorites. In March we’ll narrow them to a final set of 16 novels to compete in the 2017 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes.
Announcing the brackets for the 2016 edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
The Rooster is hungry. Very hungry. Introducing the judges, shortlist, and Zombie poll for the 2016 edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books.
George Saunders explains the difference between good and bad storytelling.
The long list for the 2016 Tournament of Books, with 86 titles culled from the year’s finest fiction.
Here’s your chance to nominate your favorite work of fiction published (in English) in 2015 for consideration as a tournament contender—as well as apply to be this...
The quirky history behind the secret, full-scale invasion that the United States once planned for Canada, and vice versa.
A record number of injuries and disqualifications in this year’s Tour de France is being blamed on addictions to contemporary fiction.
A conversation with Sarah Hepola, author of the bestselling Blackout, about investigating the worst kind of memories—those you never had.
A photographer earns the trust of marijuana farmers in California’s “Emerald Triangle,” as the clandestine world of cannabis cultivation begins to open up.
For the next week, we’re highlighting some of our favorite works from 2015. In “Symbolism for Beginners,” wild horses lead to psychological and legal warfare.