A hot weekend in Atlanta with Victorian killers, zombie celebrities, and the genre's leading authors and most decked-out fans.
Forty years old and soon to be turned into a film, Ballard's disturbing, prophetic novel will change the way you think about reality.
We caught up with the critically acclaimed 'Argonauts' author to talk about happiness, "crappy" fiction, and the whole narrative behind "becoming a mother."
One of America's sharpest cultural commentators delivers a rich, abrasive meditation on the existential quandaries of modern American negro life.
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.
What do you get when you cross a former sitcom actor turned creationist, stigmata hand sex, and a bizarro erotica e-book available for 99 cents on Amazon?
It plots out the trips of everyone from Kerouac to Steinbeck to Cheryl Strayed.
We talked to the influential critic about Black Macho, how the black patriarchy has been ignoring black women since the civil rights movement, and why young black feminists give her hope.
Despite its aesthetic flaws, the recently published "sequel" to To Kill a Mockingbird feels right at home in our turbulent racial times.
We Skyped with the increasingly prominent Chilean author, whose recent story collection My Documents, has become a breakthrough book.
We caught up with the eminent publisher turned debut novelist to talk about the real-life figures who inspired 'Muse' and the experience of editing and being edited.
Israel's greatest vegetarian short-story writer was in New York City—and he was hungry.
We met with the suddenly prominent Mislaid author for a frank talk about money, sex, marriage, and the Great American Novel.
The New York museum's new exhibition is a group show, film festival, and literary guidebook—all in one.
An excerpt from the searing novel about love and war in Maoist China, reissued today from NYRB Classics.
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.
We talked about Scottish independence (good), dancing frat boys (bad), and the value of starting arguments.
The book the creator of Bored to Death wrote ten years ago is finally getting released in the UK. It tells the story of a neurotic, alcoholic, struggling artist who has a crazy uncle and an imaginary butler.
Her books gave me the courage to run away from my dysfunctional home and find a better life for myself.
Season six of the popular HBO series will almost certainly overtake the novels. What then?
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.
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.