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.
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.