author and novelist
Ottessa Moshfegh is an American author and novelist. Her novel Eileen was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize.
In “My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” the main character is a young woman in Manhattan who wants to sleep as much as possible in one year.
Nov. 23, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the novel “My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” the main character is a young woman living in Manhattan. For one year, she wants to sleep as much as possible.
Jul. 10, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the second half of our conversation with Ottessa Moshfegh, the author discusses her discomfort in this world but admits that there is a touch of self-parody in the title of this…
Jan. 26, 2017from Bookworm
Executive producer David Fincher talks delving deeper into the psyche of serial killers in season two of "Mindhunter".
Jul. 12from The Treatment
We've talked before about showrunners moving from broadcast networks to Netflix in multi-million dollar deals.
Jul. 2from Screengrab
A fourth "Toy Story," coming nine years after the trilogy ended, is automatically big news. But is it good news? The answer is four times yes, with only minor qualifications.
Jun. 21from Film Reviews
The movie 'Late Night' written by and starring Mindy Kaling was the talk of Sundance, but its buzz at the box office has been significantly more muted.
Jun. 21from Hollywood Breakdown
Laila Lalami’s The Other Americans is a polyphonic novel about social class and identity, with a revelation in every chapter.
Jun. 20from Bookworm
As the Democratic debates begin this week, we take time to talk TV's coverage of the 2020 election.
Jun. 25from Screengrab
In 1989, a young sailor named Tracy Edwards made history when she skippered the first all-female crew in a round-the-world race aboard a secondhand yacht named Maiden.
Jun. 28from The Business
This week, you can: Appreciate printmaking and finished works from Self Help Graphics & Art; revisit daydream houses from 1970s Los Angeles and what they mean today; see how designers…
Jun. 24from Design and Architecture
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot my washing machine breaks down and I fix it, sort of, and it all makes me think about Disney Plus. They connect, I promise.
Jul. 10from Martini Shot