The Novel Today

Sections Two and Three are now full. Please contact to be added to the wait list.
Registration for Section 1 (in-person) will end on Wednesday, September 7 at 11:59pm EDT to allow time for processing COVID-related requirements. If you want to register after this date, please contact the academic department at to determine if an exception can be made.

Register for this Fall 2022 course at the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website for The Novel Today Section 1The Novel Today Section 2, or The Novel Today Section 3.
Discuss major new work by today’s top writers, including emerging novelists, award-winners, and established favorites, all of whom are central to today's cultural conversation   We will investigate a variety of inventive narrative strategies, explore the psychology of numerous fascinating characters, and examine important topics within a context of changing times, changing lives, and a changing world. See “More details” for this semester’s readings. Questions? Contact us at The Center for Applied Liberal Arts (CALA). Email or call 212-998-7289. Fall 2022 tuition is $599.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Increased cultural literacy, including intercultural knowledge and competence
  • An understanding of current contemporary fiction, including its themes, meanings, and historical and cultural contexts

Ideal for

  • The curious and creative
  • Professionals who use critical thinking
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.

    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2022
    • Date

      Sep 21 - Dec 7
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Location

      Midtown Center