We met the novelist to talk about Philip K. Dick, roommate dynamics, and gender in paranoid, postmodern-y works.
Tim Parks is the author of 16 novels, a short story collection, and multiple essay collections. This is his first short story for VICE.
John Higgs's new book details the pivotal but underappreciated points in one of history's most important centuries.
For Such a Time features a "blonde-haired, blue-eyed Jewess" pairing off with an SS Guard.
Born 125 years ago today, the massively influential horror author with inexcusable politics has spawned an unlikely sexual empire.
We spoke with Lydia Davis, Stephen Emerson, August Kleinzahler, Dave Cullen, and Berlin's son Jeffrey about the fantastic yet underappreciated author.
A story from the new collection by the great but not widely appreciated writer.
How did a Norwegian writer who writes extremely long, introspective books about his own life become the toast of the literary world?
At the age of 26 an aspiring bard named F. Clive Palmer published a collection of poems. Now he's set to appear at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
The film starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg takes a stab at dramatizing the famously perceptive—and persnickety—literary heavyweight.
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.