About the Author

DanielAsa Rose is the author, most recently, of Larry'sKidney: Being the True Story of How I Found Myself in China With My Black-SheepCousin and His Mail-Order Bride, Skirting the Law to Get Him a Transplant ...and Save His Life, named one of the topbooks of the year by Publishers Weekly.

No Time for Boredom: Geoff Dyer Goes to Sea

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No Time for Boredom: Geoff Dyer Goes to Sea

The British essayist on his U.S. Navy immersion.

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I Always Prefer Books That Are Inevitable: David Grossman on "Falling Out of Time"

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I Always Prefer Books That Are Inevitable: David Grossman on "Falling Out of Time"

The author of To the End of the Land returns to the grief of losing a child, in a poignant and richly lyrical dirge.

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Everything That Lives Is Holy: Susan Minot on Thirty Girls

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Everything That Lives Is Holy: Susan Minot on Thirty Girls

A true story of abduction and terror inspired the novelist to strike out in a bold new direction.

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Hang-Gliding with Gary Shteyngart

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Hang-Gliding with Gary Shteyngart

The celebrated novelist turns his darkly comic gaze on his own childhood.

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Yoram Kaniuk: "I Write Upside Down"

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Yoram Kaniuk: "I Write Upside Down"

The iconic Israeli writer talks about his memoir of the War of Independence and his late-in-life literary celebrity.

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Lionel Asbo: State of England

Reviews & Essays

Lionel Asbo: State of England

A Cockney thug wins the lottery.

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The Receptionist

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The Receptionist

Working the front desk at The New Yorker.

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Etgar Keret:  What Happens Next

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Etgar Keret: What Happens Next

The short story author speaks on curiosity, self-promotion, and life in a very small country.

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Reviews & Essays

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

An award-winning reporter's "uncompromising and important" new look at daily life in a Mumbai slum.

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The Man Within My Head

Reviews & Essays

The Man Within My Head

The globe-trotting essayist contemplates his greatest influence.

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China in Ten Words

Reviews & Essays

China in Ten Words

A "tiny lexicon" captures the paradoxes of the world's most populous country.

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MetaMaus

Reviews & Essays

MetaMaus

The creator of the groundbreaking graphic memoir offers a version of a director's commentary track

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