Dec 19, 2014
We talked with author Scott Saul about how the legendary stand-up comic became who he was, and how his comedy was the opposite of Bill Cosby's.
Dec 13, 2014
When some LGBT readers hear the name Allison Moon, they automatically think about Moon's lesbian werewolf novels. But when Moon isn't writing horror stories, she's working as a sex educator.
Dec 12, 2014
Casey Walker's hilarious debut novel is about a Congressional aide, Luke, who goes on a junket to China with his boss.
Dec 10, 2014
Hiromi Itō's first book to be translated into English, Killing Kanoko, takes its title from a poem in which the author, having recently given birth to a daughter, imagines killing the child numerous times.
Nov 12, 2014
Read a selection from Sarah Gerard's new, fearlessly blunt novel about a young woman struggling with bulimia.
Oct 31, 2014
I interviewed the writer about his new collection, White Tiger on Snow Mountain, and all sorts of other things.
Oct 29, 2014
While I was writing a history of a forbidden love affair that ended in a murder and a mysterious death, I began to dream myself into the worst part of my narrative.
Oct 11, 2014
The infamous filmmaker's prose has long been forgotten, but a new collection from OR Books should introduce a generation to Wood's quirks, obsessions, and drunken brilliance.
Oct 3, 2014
I recently emailed with Mountain Goats mastermind and Wolf In White Van author John Darnielle about his new book, his history with gaming, haunted feelings, and much more.
Sep 23, 2014
Writing can be a dangerous, even lethal profession in the region. In honor of the brave authors who continue to challenge censorship and Banned Books Week, we made you a reading list.
Sep 16, 2014
John Darnielle, best known as the guy behind the Mountain Goats, just came out with a book about a dude with a fucked-up face who runs role-playing games by mail. It's pretty good!
Sep 15, 2014
No matter what the builders of the prison have claimed, the imaginative and determined prisoner can always find somewhere, in a piece of wood or a rusty nail or the manner of the guards' shift change, the slim possibility that just might end in freedom…