• Read More

    Anatomy of a Kidnapping: An Inside Look at the First Few Days in Terrorist Captivity

    The first thing that struck me was the smell. I found myself alone in a mud-walled room with straw and animal feces scattered...

    Become a Lit Hub Supporting Member: Because Books Matter

    For the past decade, Literary Hub has brought you the best of the book world for free—no paywall. But our future relies on you. In return for a donation, you’ll get an ad-free reading experience, exclusive editors’ picks, book giveaways, and our coveted Joan Didion Lit Hub tote bag. Most importantly, you’ll keep independent book coverage alive and thriving on the internet.