Garth Risk Hallberg
THE BRILLIANT DEBUT NOVELIST DIVES RIGHT INTO THE HEART, DRUGS, SOUL, AND SOUND OF 1970S NEW YORK.
THE NOVELIST TURNED SCREENWRITER NOW ADDS FILM DIRECTOR TO HIS LIST OF BRILLIANT CAREERS. HIS DEBUT FEATURE TURNS THE ANXIETY OVER ARTIFICIAL.
Occasionally there are writers talented enough to define their generations. But rarely does one have the endurance and acuity to define half a century.
The poet turned novelist brings his mind-bending, timetwisting, radical prose experiments to the streets of New York with his second novel. And this time, we're all in it tog ether
The writer on her second book of short stories
The writer on creating his own pop phenomenon
On his memoir about the mystery of his father
After a four-decade career that has helped change the conversation about race and gender in America, Toni Morrison still has plenty left to say.
The author comes of age with her latest novel—and it's more tongue than teeth.
September 9, 2012
At age 93, the lEGENDARY poet, publisher, activist, AND BEAT ICON isn't done reshaping the nation's literary landscape
The Brilliant Complications of Heidi Julavits
Jonathan Galassi finds his world.
Bret Easton Ellis
One of literature's most controversial stars heads back to Los Angeles
Writer Benjamin Kunkel’s first novel, Indecision, is a trip where many questions are asked and few decisions get made
On the release of his memoir My Lives, the iconic gay writer proves he can lie down with the past and have amazing sex with the present
Joan Didion chronicled the 20th century like no other American writer. Now she's starting on the 21st.
Jonathan Safran Foer
What can a 24-year-old guy barely out of college possible have to teach us about love, life, and loss?
Writer Keith Gessen's first book of fiction is the tough side of intellectual idealism
Writer Moses Isegawa charts love and violence in his native Uganda one warlord at a time
Nate Lowman snatches bumper stickers, newspaper headlines, and photos found in the trash for aggressive art productions
American's most unflinching biographer recalls scenes from his last forty years
The Total AntiTotalist Robert Stone
In his latest novel, the new york author delivers an ode to god, shifting online identities, the power of doubt, and the profound alienation of dentistry
The American-born, Nigerian-raised novelist connects disconnected worlds—by book, by twitter, by any device that holds his weight
A discussion with the artist about the making of How to Disappear in America
The ultimate rogue British novelist won't stop saying what he thinks. And what he thinks about is an honest worldview.
An interview with the ultimate American writer before they became extinct
Three's a charm for Nathan Englander. A quick wit may come naturally to the 42-year-old native New Yorker, but that doesn't mean he doesn't work hard.
Speaking in tongues with Dennis Cooper.
Bret Easton Ellis reading
A review of Bret Easton Ellis's reading in Washington, D.C, in summer 2010
The ultimate New York novel turned on its head by Bernadette Corporation
In his latest story collection, Brooklyn writer Rick Moody envisions a terrifying landscape
Your Friends and Neighbors
They sleep right under you. Enjoy the same restaurants. Use the same street. But that's okay, because you live in their city.
Some writers are national treasures. Salman Rushdie is an international necessity.
How can a man all of 35 pen a memoir that shakes the entire city of San Francisco?
In her latest novel, writer Susan Choi tackles the explosive nature of paranoia and blame delivered Unabomber-style
Writer Vendela Vida has a talent for getting into the minds of her subjects.
Interview with the great living poet of the New York School
Writer Jonathan Lethem takes on new territory in his latest novel—the love and stumbles of a young California rock band
The White Album
Joan Didion's The White Album, thirty years later