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REVIEWS & ESSAYS

How I Became a Writer in a Family of Scientists

How I Became a Writer in a Family of Scientists

One of my favorite family photos is of us at the breakfast table: my father bent over a magazine, my mother with a book in one hand and a half-empty bowl of soup noodles before her, me obscured by a […]

Posted by × July 3, 2014 ×

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The Art of the Bluff: Colson Whitehead and The Noble Hustle

The Art of the Bluff: Colson Whitehead and The Noble Hustle

A novelist goes in pursuit of risk and reward World Series of Poker.

Posted by × May 14, 2014 ×

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The Trip to Echo Spring

The Trip to Echo Spring

What does alcohol afford writers, and what does it cost them?  Olivia Laing profiles six late greats (Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Carver, Berryman, Cheever, and Tennessee Williams) and the role booze played in their lives and books.

Posted by × January 21, 2014 ×

WRITERS AND WRITING

Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books

Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books

By CLAUDIA ROTH PIERPONT

Can the work of a novelist who has made an art out of his alter egos be illuminated by a chronicle of his life?

Posted by × December 27, 2013 ×

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Gene Wolfe: No Comparison

Gene Wolfe: No Comparison

A Grandmaster of Science Fiction offers his favorite folktale, and thoughts about the roots of his work.

Posted by × December 17, 2013 ×

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My Mistake:  Daniel Menaker on What "Nobody Knows"

My Mistake: Daniel Menaker on What "Nobody Knows"

A legendary editor unveils life inside publishing and The New Yorker.

Posted by × December 11, 2013 ×

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John Freeman: How to Read a Novelist

John Freeman: How to Read a Novelist

Fifty novelists open up about art, life, and the discovery of new worlds.

Posted by × November 1, 2013 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Hit Lit

Hit Lit

By JAMES W. HALL

Can the DNA of the blockbuster novel be sequenced?

Posted by × June 14, 2012 ×