Interviews

Origin Story: Nicole Chung on “All You Can Ever Know”

INTERVIEW

Origin Story: Nicole Chung on “All You Can Ever Know”

A Conversation with Maud Newton ×

The author of the new memoir "All You Can Ever Know" talks about unraveling the myths that surrounded her life with her adoptive parents, and her journey to connecting with her biological family.
Ingrid Rossellini: “Know Thyself” and The Inspiration of History

INTERVIEW

Ingrid Rossellini: “Know Thyself” and The Inspiration of History

A Conversation with James Mustich ×

A journey through the ages with scholar and writer Ingrid Rossellini, in pursuit of that most tantalizing of mysteries -- the nature of the self.
The Right to Fiction: Jordy Rosenberg on “Confessions of the Fox”

INTERVIEW

The Right to Fiction: Jordy Rosenberg on “Confessions of the Fox”

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

The author of the groundbreaking new novel "Confessions of the Fox" talks about creating a transgender hero in 18th-century London.
Lydia Millet: Dreaming on Paper

INTERVIEW

Lydia Millet: Dreaming on Paper

A Conversation with Mark Athitakis ×

The author of "Fight No More" talks with Mark Athitakis about her new collection and what our homes say about us.
Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

IN MEMORIAM

Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

A Conversation with James Mustich ×

Remembering the literary titan, via a conversation about the conclusion of his monumental Zuckerman saga.
Life in the Bits and Pieces: Lynne Tillman’s Quiet Revolution

INTERVIEWS

Life in the Bits and Pieces: Lynne Tillman’s Quiet Revolution

Profile by David L. Ulin ×

“I’ve never wanted to follow an idea of what the novel is, or needs to be." Lynne Tillman talks with David L. Ulin about her long-awaited "Men and Apparitions."
Luis Alberto Urrea on Writing “The Mexican Finnegans Wake”

INTERVIEW

Luis Alberto Urrea on Writing “The Mexican Finnegans Wake”

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

The author of "House of Broken Angels" on his multigenerational family saga.
I Wish I’d Known This Earlier: John Leland on Happiness and Aging

INTERVIEW

I Wish I’d Known This Earlier: John Leland on Happiness and Aging

A Conversation with Ted Panken ×

John Leland's new book follows six people in their eightieth decade, in pursuit of one simple question: what can a truly long life teach us?...
A Drowned World: Jon McGregor and Maile Meloy on “Reservoir 13”

INTERVIEW

A Drowned World: Jon McGregor and Maile Meloy on “Reservoir 13”

A Conversation with Maile Meloy ×

Award-winning novelist Maile Meloy talks with Jon McGregory on his powerful new story of a girl's disappearance, and the aftermath.
Attica Locke: Finding the Language for the Unspeakable

FICTION

Attica Locke: Finding the Language for the Unspeakable

Profile by Joy Press ×

The author of "Bluebird, Bluebird" began with the hope of writing a murder mystery -- and found herself exploring the legacy and enduring power of racism. Profile by Joy Press.
Addicted to Love: David Friend on “The Naughty Nineties”

INTERVIEW

Addicted to Love: David Friend on “The Naughty Nineties”

A Conversation with Ted Panken ×

According to Vanity Fair editor David Friend, the 1990s were a sexual -- and political --turning point for the nation. A conversation with Ted Panken.
“No Pressure, Right?” Lenora Chu in Conversation with Michael Levy

DISCOVER

“No Pressure, Right?” Lenora Chu in Conversation with Michael Levy

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

An educational talk with the author of "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve."