A new translation of the legendary Brazilian writer's meditation on the nature of time, the universe, Sweden, Pelé, and one electronic alarm clock that is so many things.
Despite its aesthetic flaws, the recently published "sequel" to To Kill a Mockingbird feels right at home in our turbulent racial times.
Israel's greatest vegetarian short-story writer was in New York City—and he was hungry.
The New York museum's new exhibition is a group show, film festival, and literary guidebook—all in one.
Narrated from the male perspective, the fourth installment is as much about pleasing female readers as the original 50 Shades.
The latest from the VICE fiction issue.
An excerpt from the searing novel about love and war in Maoist China, reissued today from NYRB Classics.
Diane Williams is the author of seven story collections, most recently Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty. Read the five pieces of micro-fiction she wrote for VICE's latest fiction issue.
SwoonReads publishes steamy hot teenage romance novels, often featuring vampires and werewolves. I went to one of their recent events to find out why teenyboppers are so obsessed.
The author of Where Did You Sleep Last Night shared an exclusive extra chapter with VICE.
An excerpt from the novelist's astonishing new book about a failed writer and an eccentric billionaire, both named Joshua Cohen, in the internet age.
Cohen is promoting his fourth novel, second-drafting his fifth, and sitting on some five books of collected short stories and nonfiction. And he's 34.
The struggles of being a first-time author trying to stitch together a publicity tour for a book published by a small press.
The essayist discusses the complex tragedy of having a loved one take their own life.
The latest issue of VICE includes a haunting piece about a serial killer by David Means, an interview with David Sedaris, limericks by Anthony Madrid, and new stories from Joy Williams, Ottessa Moshfegh, and April Ayers Lawson.
There was a mortician from Havre, who successfully washed a cadaver...
A short story about reinventing yourself, optimism, and jobs nobody wants.
The cancer that took Roy's father's life appeared in the fall, and by the end of that winter he was dead.
"There's a gun in the glove compartment," Mistee said. "Use it. Shoot us. Otherwise, pay up."
A short story about a long hot summer in New York.
What do two writers talk about when you sit them down with each other and a tape recorder?
It is not so easy to smoke and give a good handjob at the same time, but I can do it if I have to.
"Men are a game for you. They have always been a game for you," Cynthia said. "One day you'll actually meet someone and fall in love and, God, who knows who it will be, but you won't be able to figure it out."
"I have noticed that American businessmen are very easy to manipulate. Has anyone ever told you that you resemble Christie Brinkley, the American supermodel of the nineteen eighties?"