Bookworm

Bookworm

Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

Jeanette Winterson’s  Frankissstein: A Love Story  is about time travel and body travel.

Lynda Barry and Chris Ware discuss the culture of comics, and their new books,  Making Comics  and  Rusty Brown .

John Freeman and Robin Coste Lewis discuss  Freeman’s: The Best New Writing on California .

In tribute, from the archives, a conversation with Harold Bloom (1930-2019) in his apartment to talk about his book, The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King…

Benjamin Moser’s Sontag: Her Life and Work is interested in the writing and ideas of Susan Sontag.

Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte is explored as a modern take on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, with the opera Don Quichotte by Jules Massenet a strong influence.

Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte depicts the pleasures of fiction.

The structure of Emma Donoghue’s  Akin  leads the reader through one surprise after another.