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Bookworm

Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

Marlon James discusses the endlessly beautiful and brutal world of Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the first novel in The Dark Star Trilogy.

Sea Monsters is a fascinatingly consistent and exquisitely shaped novel by Chloe Aridjis.

Bookworm alumnus Dennis Cooper, and collaborator Zac Farley, discuss the creative impulses behind their film Permanent Green Light.

A novel that presents ambiguity as a constant feature of modern life,   Hark   is a book full of tensions, written with Sam Lipsyte’s fine grain strangeness, and absent of easy…

A writer of ten novels in French, Holy Lands is the first novel by Amanda Sthers to appear in English, translated by herself.

Tosh Berman’s memoir,  Tosh: Growing Up in Wallace Berman’s World , is a depiction of culture brought into Los Angeles from the rest of the world: reinvented to be here.

Mary Ruefle reads the entirety of her glorious and gruesome essay about shrunken heads, the title essay in her book My Private Property.

The original and indescribable writing of Diane Williams is showcased in over three hundred dazzling new and previously published shorts fictions from six releases,   The Collected…