Sheila Heti: How I Write
Why does Sheila Heti put books she doesn’t like on her bottom shelf? Why shouldn’t young writers listen to advice?...
The Gpistolary Novel
Gchat as dialogue, endless drugs, misused words—welcome to the genius of Tao Lin’s 'Taipei.' By Emily Witt.
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Janet Evanovich’s Summer Reads
The author of the Stephanie Plum series picks five books she’d like to read this summer, from Carl Hiaasen’s new novel to a Mark Twain classic.
Stilly Crying for Freedom
Twenty-five years after he published one of the bestselling histories of the Civil War, James McPherson talks to Marc Wortman about the war.
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The Anguish of a SEAL’s Mother
A new novel captures the anguish and emotional turmoil of a mother’s relationship with her Navy SEAL son.
The Science of Sports Addiction
Not a Heat or Spurs fan? Then you’ve lost. Kevin Fixler on a new book that looks at why we go back for more when the odds are so low.
Featuring Avery Corman, Patricia Bosworth, Michael Chabon, Jean Halberstam, and others. From Open Road Integrated Media.
Vice Pulls Offensive Suicide Spread
Magazine apologizes for depicting female writers' deaths.More
Women Take Over Vice Issue
Magazine features all-female lineup of fiction writers.More
Sales of Orwell's ‘1984’ Spike
Thanks to NSA surveillance scandal.More
Bright Lights Tonight
Working on sequel to “Brightness Falls” and “The Good Life.”More
Long-Lost Nazi Diary Found
Near Buffalo, of all places.More
Google Doodle Honors Sendak
With animation of his books.More