Interviews

Joshua Ferris on the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Interviews

Joshua Ferris on the Stories We Tell Ourselves

A Conversation with Bill Tipper ×

"Fictions get put into people," says the author of "Then We Came to the End" and "The Dinner Party." A conversation with Bill Tipper.
Patricia Lockwood Finds Her Calling

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Patricia Lockwood Finds Her Calling

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

The pioneering poet and memoirist on her new book "Priestdaddy," and how a confrontation with religious orthodoxy gave her a model for her own vocation. A conversation with Amy Gall.
Burn the Village Down: Melissa Febos on “Abandon Me”

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Burn the Village Down: Melissa Febos on “Abandon Me”

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

"There's something incredibly freeing about being hurt," says the author of the new memoir "Abandon Me." A conversation with Amy Gall.
“Kind of a Strindberg Play”: Phillip Lopate Tells His Mother’s Life

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“Kind of a Strindberg Play”: Phillip Lopate Tells His Mother’s Life

By Michele Filgate ×

The award-winning essayist takes on his most complex and challenging subject -- the woman whose personality shaped his own. Profile by Michele Filgate.
The Case of H.P. Lovecraft: Paul La Farge on “The Night Ocean”

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The Case of H.P. Lovecraft: Paul La Farge on “The Night Ocean”

A Conversation with Bill Tipper ×

In his eerie new novel, Paul La Farge spins an episode from the life of the creator of the Cthulhu mythos into a hypnotic tale of literary possession. A conversation with Bill Tipper.
We Can’t Go Back: Mohsin Hamid on “Exit West”

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We Can’t Go Back: Mohsin Hamid on “Exit West”

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

"There’s a gnawing sense among most people it seems to me in most countries I go to, that things aren’t going the right way." Amy Gall talks with Mohsin Hamid about transience, imagination,...
More Sea Lions: Marcy Dermansky Keeps Breaking the Rules

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More Sea Lions: Marcy Dermansky Keeps Breaking the Rules

Profile by Michele Filgate ×

Michele Filgate talks with the author of "The Red Car" about road trips and writing a story that sent her main character "somewhere I wanted to go."...
Liberty Is Crying: An Interview with Stan Kelly

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Liberty Is Crying: An Interview with Stan Kelly

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

A conversation with the most straightforward of American political cartoonists.
Ending with Defiance: Paulette Jiles on “News of the World”

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Ending with Defiance: Paulette Jiles on “News of the World”

A Conversation with Lizzie Skurnick ×

The author of the National Book Award Finalist "News of the World" talks about captivity narratives, and happy endings. A conversation with Lizzie Skurnick.
Robert Wagner: “I Live in Gratitude”

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Robert Wagner: “I Live in Gratitude”

A Conversation with Charles Taylor ×

The actor and memoirist talks with Charles Taylor about his new book "I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood's Legendary Actresses."
Amplified Existence:  Peter Orner on the Necessity of Fiction

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Amplified Existence: Peter Orner on the Necessity of Fiction

A Conversation with Mark Athitakis ×

Peter Orner has some dangerous habits -- like reading at traffic lights. He talks with Mark Athitakis about the life of an unusually enthusiastic reader and his new book "Am I Alone Here"?
Reclaiming the Loss:  Saeed Jones Talks with Jade Chang

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Reclaiming the Loss: Saeed Jones Talks with Jade Chang

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Author Jade Chang talks about the making of her novel "The Wangs vs. The World" with poet and Buzzfeed culture editor Saeed Jones.