Masha Gessen talks about investigating the lives of the Boston Marathon bombers, and the dangers of dehumanization.
The author of “That Should Be a Word” talks about the creation of brattle, grumtion, and gastronauts.
The Pulitzer Prize winner on discovering books, calling out to her past and future, and finding a place of her own between science and faith in her lyrical new memoir. A conversation with Casey Rocheteau.
Returning to the world of her breakout smash “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,” the author finds her characters speaking straight to her. A conversation with Bethanne Patrick.
From the author of “Devil in the White City”, an electrifying reconstruction of a maritime attack that stunned the world.
A tenacious journalist on his new book of essays, what a writer can’t be taught, and how men wrestle with emotions. A conversation with Beca Grimm.
The author of “The Buried Giant” talks about his novel of a medieval “never-never land” and its resonance with very real history. A conversation with Hope Whitmore.
The iconic musician on the cities in her head, what it means to sell out, and what still inspires to create art after the end of a thirty-year run with her former band Sonic Youth.
A writer’s sojourn on Earth’s most mysterious continent produces a collection of urgent, dreamlike poems about our swiftly tilting planet.
After books on the rhythms of “Working” and “Healing”, an acclaimed music writer now explains why certain tunes tug at our heartstrings.
Does everyone lie to the ones they love? Clancy Martin thinks so.
Raising a child, designing mobile apps, and selling curtains online: all in a day’s work for the film director and debuting novelist.
The woman behind the breakout hit on how she builds suspense, Hitchcock’s influence, and why London’s railways have been a fixture of great mystery writing.
The author of “The Last American Vampire” on fear, historians, and what we don’t know about Hollywood.