We spoke to John Gray a few days before his latest book, The Soul of the Marionette, is set to drop in the United States.
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.
Find out what Jim's been up to in this speculative short story inspired by Mark Twain's classic American novel.
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.
A look at the man behind the world's largest collection of drug-related literature and paraphernalia.
McGlue, The Dig, and Love Hotel are three feverish novels where the only things that seem for certain are fear and death.
PEN American Center pissed off some of its own members by bestowing an award to the famously irreverent French magazine, and the resulting debate led to Salman Rushdie calling six authors "pussies."
Sassafras Lowrey's adaptation of the children's classic features Pan as the "dom" to the submissive lost bois, and Hook dealing with an addiction to heroin.
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.
In the second half of the two writers' conversation, they chat class, politics, abortion, literature, Russell Brand, and orgasms.
We talked to him about Gnosticism, torture, and the economic crisis.
We had pints with the debut author to discuss his celebrated new book of stories, Young Skins.
We spoke to the Gutshot author about her new book, egomania, and demented, sexy Bible stories.
John Doran sits down with Nick Cave to talk about the release of his new book The Sick Bag Song, an epic poem written, quite literally, on airplane puke bags.
We met one of the most fearless writers of our time to talk about her new collection of essays, Selma versus Selma, and the many absurdities of a life of letters.
An afternoon spent grilling with Dad and his new girlfriend turns dramatic in this powerful excerpt from the epic novel.
Andrew James Weatherhead is my everything and he has a new book.
This new book collects the passionate and discursive correspondence between the postmodern feminist/queer writer and Australian media theorist Ken Wark.
In Caroline Hagood's latest book, a rich New Yorker gives up modern life to live in the subway tunnels.
The beloved author, who died yesterday, will be remembered for his insane work ethic and being one of the nicest men to ever put a pen to paper.
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.