Davis’ shorts are very short—sometimes only a paragraph—but they leave impressions larger than the tiny space they consume.
Books published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hyde addresses the history of copyright, and demonstrates that the founding fathers were not at all fans of it.
Trickster shows how our most playful, devious stories are also (perhaps not surprisingly) our most revealing.
From the scant historical record of Hild of Whitby, Griffith spins an extraordinary story of a girl who learns to navigate the world of kings and thegns.
Critical and flippant, funny and devastating, calming and maddening.
It’s difficult to describe this collection of essays; I’m not convinced I should even refer to them as essays, exactly, as they often feel more like lyric than prose.
So Lucky begins with Mara Tagarelli, the successful leader of an AIDS foundation, saying farewell to her wife, who is leaving for another woman.
Tim Maughan’s debut novel is tragic and charming and very close to home: in response to the normalization of extreme surveillance, an anonymous cyberterrorist group figures out how to take the whole internet down, sending the world into chaos.
“Bro!” begins Headley’s delightful new translation of Beowulf, and from there unravels a tale of heroism and machismo and masculinity that honors the origins of the epic poem while also carrying it forward.