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.
Board games are always the answer. After a dinner party, when conversation dwindles. At family gatherings, when politics loom. When you want to give a good gift, but aren’t sure where to start. Begin here, with 10 of the best from 2016.
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.
Los Angeles drivers love to leave notes on windshields—passive-aggressive, or just plain aggressive. A vigilante sets out to communicate politely with the city.
Why we like the music we do is a matter of personal history—and in at least one case, a profound experience of hearing David Bowie.
We asked writers and thinkers to tell us: What were the most important events of 2015—and what were the least?
A longtime leader of New York’s performance art world, Martha Wilson’s photographs exist as proof of her experiments with multiple identities.
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...
Give someone the right board game, and you’re offering easy access to endless fun. Choose incorrectly, and you’re giving misery in a box. Start here instead, with the best board games of 2015.
The layout of the French capital is famous for its density and opaqueness. Under attack, suddenly transparency is the norm.