Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
Chris Ware’s Rusty Brown depicts life the way it is: jam packed with details, the closer you look the ever more there is.
And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks by Lawrence Weschler is a book that can only be itself.
From the archives, Ocean Vuong speaks of leaving his thumbprint on his new novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous .
Lynda Barry’s Making Comics is a how-to graphic novel guide for people who gave up on drawing.
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…