Bookworm

Bookworm

Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

Life and story go hand in hand in Margot Livesey’s “The Boy in the Field.”

Daphne Merkin discusses what normative means, the concept of a normal looking life, and her new novel, “22 Minutes of Unconditional Love”.

From the archives: obliquely about Zadie Smith's "On Beauty", this intense, abstract conversation is about what a novel is.

History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.

Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,”  is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.

Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.

The co-producer of Bookworm, Shawn Michael Sullivan, was able to rebroadcast one of his favorite shows, between Michael Silverblatt and Horacio Castellanos Moya, regarding …

Fowzia Karimi speaks about the art of the novel, and designing Above Us the Milky Way.