Bookworm

Bookworm

Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

Sandi Tan speaks about writing “Lurkers” with a gut feeling, and following an emotional momentum.

Rachel Cusk’s “Second Place” wants to render the sensations and apprehensions of living that are pretty much beyond language.

“Status Update,” the mini-narratives of George Toles, accompanied by magnificent art responses from Cliff Eyland.

Rachel Kushner’s “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020” is a career-spanning collection of nineteen essays.

Wayne Koestenbaum’s first book of short fiction, “The Cheerful Scapegoat,” is a spectacularly odd and original collection of whimsical, surreal, baroque, ribald, and heartbreaking…

Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Klara and the Sun” is a novel focused on a small group of people in a robot future.

A retrospective of Kazuo Ishiguro, the 2017 Nobel laureate in literature.

The debut novel of Robert Jones, Jr., “The Prophets,” is lyrical prose about the dimensionality and interiority of people.