What Fiction Like ‘The End of October’ Gets Right (And Wrong) About Pandemics

Lawrence Wright’s new novel about a coronavirus that develops in Indonesia and spreads throughout the world couldn’t be more prescient. It’s also pandemic literature’s clear standard-bearer in terms of accuracy.

A Conversation With One of the Few Men in Young Adult Fiction

Jeff Zentner, author of ‘The Serpent King,’ on how to write about and for teenagers in a female-dominated space.