We met the distinguished writer to discuss her new memoir, loneliness, cultural decline, and all the other fun stuff that comes from a life in letters in New York City.
A new book released today suggests that there are still hidden traps for any feminist who likes pink, being thin, fashion, getting her muff waxed, and boys. It's nonsense.
The list includes A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, a couple of video game guides, and the Adobe Acrobat manual.
We met the author to talk about her dark debut novel, which is about a girl caught up in war-torn Yugoslavia. We also discussed her blog, Redeafined, which gives a voice to issues faced by the deaf.
Seven French Muslims share their thoughts on the controversy that ignited last week after the PEN American Center gave a prestigious award to the infamously irreverent satirical magazine.
Making Nice, Sumell's collection of short stories, follows the antics of a sometimes-asshole named Alby.
McGlue, The Dig, and Love Hotel are three feverish novels where the only things that seem for certain are fear and death.
Author Ethan Nichtern is out to introduce younger generations to secular, relevant, and modern Buddhist practices.
People talk about the scandalous novel by Marguerite Duras as if it's some kind of spiritual experience, and it is, sort of.
Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.
How Eric Hobsbawm and Marshall McLuhan influenced Doug's latest nonfiction work, The Age of Earthquakes.
To grapple with why so many Americans are bent on banning books that have non-white or LGBTQ characters, I spoke with the manager of the reader services department of the New York Public Library.
Writer Blake Butler's ongoing excavation into lesser-known literary masterpieces continues with this glorious novel-in-parts.
An afternoon spent grilling with Dad and his new girlfriend turns dramatic in this powerful excerpt from the epic novel.
It's called The Sick Bag Song and we've got the exclusive trailer.
We spoke to the cartoonist about adapting her critically acclaimed coming of age story for the stage, and the "test" that bears her name.
A look back at the photographer's life and influential work.
In Caroline Hagood's latest book, a rich New Yorker gives up modern life to live in the subway tunnels.
Following 2014's "EroticaGate," sex-with-monsters books are still going strong.
Heidi Julavits's new short story is a collage of sentences taken from smutty books she found in her grandmothers collection of smutty books in the 1970s.
Reading it makes it impossible to look at Nigel Farage's grin without thinking he's just huffed half a bottle of poppers.
The history behind 'Monopoly' is full of lies and lawsuits, obviously.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fan base thanks to its message of rational thinking.
We talked to them about their new philosophy book, The Age of Earthquakes, FKA Twigs, and Generation Z's perception of time.