May 6, 2014 — Also: Edwidge Danticat on the real price of sugar; the winners of the O. Henry Prize.
Mar 25, 2014 — Louise Erdrich has a new short story; The New York Public Library has launched a book recommending tool that uses an algorithm to suggest titles.
Mar 10, 2014 — Also: Ukrainian poet Serhiy Zhadan injured; Adam Johnson on imagining North Korea; the best books coming out this week.
Nov 14, 2012 — Erdrich's novel is laced with emotional nuance, and demonstrates in painful detail the legal and cultural obstacles to prosecuting rapists on a North Dakota reservation. Katherine Boo's acclaimed Behind the Beautiful Forevers - about life in a slum in Mumbai, India — won the nonfiction award.