novelist and screenwriter
Canadian novelist and screenwriter
Patrick deWitt's latest book follows his penchant for building humiliation into his novels.
Oct. 29, 2015
Viet Thang Nguyen discusses his new novel, “The Committed,” the follow-up to his Pulitzer-winning “The Sympathizer,” and the second entry in a planned trilogy.
During the pandemic, many renters have stayed in their homes because of local and state eviction protections, but are still on the hook for back rent.
from Greater LA
Director Chloe Zhao on the significance of a sunset.
from The Treatment
A few weeks ago, Los Angeles city and county officials were in the process of ending Project Roomkey, a program that places older and medically vulnerable people experiencing…
from Greater LA
“The White Tiger,” Aravind Adiga's darkly comedic novel about a clever servant’s rise out of poverty in India, won the Booker Prize in 2008.
from The Business
This art week’s picks include an artist’s Afrofuturist vision of utopia; textural paintings that highlight the pandemic-induced emotions; and ceramic forms made from simulated Martian…
from Arts & Culture Stories
The Golden Globes are this weekend, and the days of the awards ceremony being a small funky party are long gone.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Ben’s life falls down around him, and he’s the protagonist, in A Wonderful Stroke of Luck , by master writer Ann Beattie.
The first in a two-parter with George Saunders discussing his new book, "A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life."