Nick Flynn on the strange days on the set of Being Flynn, a film adapted from his personal memoir, and starring Robert De Niro and...
Jamaica Kincaid's first novel in ten years is an emotionally bare story about the erosion of a marriage.
George Saunders reflects on writing, "infinitely" revising, and how he finds the voices for his luminous but smudged characters. (Part 1 of 2)
Poet Ange Mlinko reads poems from her forthcoming collection and talks about the way that poetry braids difficulty and pleasure.
In Lydia Millet's novels, characters pass from the comedy of daily life to the beauty of visionary experience.
Journalist Amy Wilentz's admiring and sober portrait of post-earthquake Haiti...
The aimless hero of Antoine Wilson's second novel takes the world at face value and wishes to impart wisdom to his unborn son, after a...
Oliver Sacks on the neuropsychology and literature of hallucination, and what this disorienting medical condition reveals about the nature of the mind and human condition.
Burns reflects on the eerie spaces and dark themes that populate his graphic novels, as well as the nature of suspense that does not necessarily...
A ghost story about the weave of storytelling itself, written in sparse fragments of dialogue punctuated by faint embroidery, grim illustrations, and blank spaces.
Two artists find themselves in an inexplicable and unhappy marriage in Christine Schutt's new novel written in hypnotic prose.
A conversation with cast members about this revelatory new take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, "The Great Gatsby."
David Mitchell traces the consequences of greed from the beginnings of imperialism far into the future and the end of civilization...
Novelist and social critic Chris Kraus on her latest novel, where romance and social redemption collide in post-Patriot Act America.