The author of Greek Myths tells us why these old tales remain timely.
With Richard Powers' upcoming new novel, Bewilderment, on the horizon, it's the perfect time to get acquainted with his decorated and exhilarating catalogue. Here's our guide to one of America's greatest literary voices.
Young and confident, with a swagger in her step, Sugar arrives in the southern town of Bigelow hoping to start over. Then she meets Pearl, a woman trying to forget her own traumas. As these next-door neighbours become unlikely friends, they wond