Bookworm

Bookworm

Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

Every bookstore is haunted, and Louise Erdrich’s new book, “The Sentence,” is about one.

“Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo” is a bilingual new book by Sandra Cisneros.

Idiosyncratic short story writer Diane Williams discusses her new book, “How High? – That High.”

Mary Gaitskill’s "The Devil’s Treasure” features sections from her previous novels and an unfinished novel, commentary, illustrations, and a story inspired by a dream her younger self…

Teresa K. Miller discusses “Borderline Fortune,” which won her the National Poetry Series, when she was about ready to give up on herself.

Atsuro Riley says he wrote “Heard-Hoard” with a kind of pacing he could feel in his body.

Jackie Kay’s “Bessie Smith: A Poet's Biography of a Blues Legend” is a terrific mixture of memoir and biography.

Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.