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Nabokov in America: On the Road to “Lolita”

WRITERS AND WRITING

Nabokov in America: On the Road to “Lolita”

Reviewed by Alex Beam ×

Vladimir Nabokov began his literary career in the world of Russian exiles in Paris. But it was the U.S. that gave him his most enduring subject. Review by Alex Beam.
How I Became a Writer in a Family of Scientists

Reviews & Essays

How I Became a Writer in a Family of Scientists

By Celeste Ng ×

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

Interviews

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

By Maud Newton ×

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

The Trip to Echo Spring

Long List

The Trip to Echo Spring

by James Mustich ×

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...

Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books

WRITERS AND WRITING

Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books

Reviewed by D. G. Myers ×

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

Gene Wolfe: No Comparison

Interviews

Gene Wolfe: No Comparison

A Conversation with Paul Di Filippo ×

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

My Mistake:  Daniel Menaker on What "Nobody Knows"

Interviews

My Mistake: Daniel Menaker on What "Nobody Knows"

A Conversation with Bill Tipper ×

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

John Freeman: How to Read a Novelist

Interviews

John Freeman: How to Read a Novelist

A Conversation with Bill Tipper ×

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

Hit Lit

Reviews & Essays

Hit Lit

Reviewed by Adam Hanft ×

Can the DNA of the blockbuster novel be sequenced?