Stories by Corinne White
We break down some of the best outdoor-related literature out there.
This self-proclaimed "uncomfortablist" wrote a well-written collection of essays overall, though two of the four sections contain significantly stronger work.
The Middlesteins isn't brilliantly written, but it's a worthy glimpse into an individual's inability to stop eating.
A Hologram for the King isn't great writing, but read it for the satire.
When you say, “I think Jonathan Franzen is…” you know you are about to be judged.
What’s a near-broke heroin addict to do to get her life together? Go hiking.
Can a novel about baseball and small-town college life be any good? Surprisingly yes.
Our writer takes a look at Girlchild, the first book from Columbia graduate Tupelo Hassman.
"This was one of our fears,” says Tony, “that Life wouldn’t turn out to be like Literature. Look at our parents—were they the stuff of Literature?"
Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia Inc., recounts his unlikely foray into the business world.
NBN chats with novelist Leigh Stein about her first novel, The Fallback Plan, starring fictional NU grad Esther Kohler.
Hunter S. Thompson provokes laughter and thought in this rambling, but captivating tale about the fictional life of a nomadic journalist.
A review of Chuck Klosterman latest foray into fiction.
Jeffery Eugenides' latest novel weaves together literature, college and relationships to tell the story of a love triangle. See what our reviewer thought.
"Friday night, one section away from finishing the book, I slept fitfully in my own cabin at the ranch, dreaming about the engorged dead body that was probably floating in the bathtub mere feet away from my bed."
In Kevin Smith’s debut novel, The Family Fang, he manages to craft a truly dysfunctional family, one of eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, and absurdity. Amid all of this strangeness, however, Smith manages to make it all relatable.
I grind, shake, writhe, fight, think of prison / sweet shiny shackles of safe sober sheen. / It sinks to the bottom, and I rise up.
“Don’t be a fool,” the book concludes. “There is no such thing as just a girl.”
Too busy this summer to read? Here are some books that will spice up your fall.
It's like a drug trip, but a nice one.