We spoke to the celebrated Mexican author about his new novel, which features famous painters, brutal conquistadors, and balls of unlikely provenance.
We spoke with Sunil Yapa about his debut novel set during the infamous 1999 World Trade Organization protests in Seattle.
Brutally honest scenes of matrimony from Jakob Wassermann's novel My Marriage, out today from New York Review Books Classics.
We talked with the Canadian novelist about his award-winning Fifteen Dogs and how to write poems like a dog.
We met up with the Nobel Prize-winning Turkish author to discuss his 12th novel, A Strangeness in My Mind, censorship in his home country, and writing a novel meant to represent the lower class without any melodrama.
I'd promised my editor a funny piece about the people who write and read romantic fiction, but what I found wasn't a joke.
VICE caught up with the iconic author to discuss his 12th novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights. As he chatted about everything from fatwa to Twitter feuds, Rushdie proved he is as controversial, and incredible, as ever.
The writer has followed up his wildly successful Western novel, The Sisters Brothers, with a new book that's basically a mashup of a Wes Anderson movie and Grimm's Fairy Tales.
We met the novelist to talk about Philip K. Dick, roommate dynamics, and gender in paranoid, postmodern-y works.
For Such a Time features a "blonde-haired, blue-eyed Jewess" pairing off with an SS Guard.
How did a Norwegian writer who writes extremely long, introspective books about his own life become the toast of the literary world?
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.
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.
Narrated from the male perspective, the fourth installment is as much about pleasing female readers as the original 50 Shades.
An excerpt from the searing novel about love and war in Maoist China, reissued today from NYRB Classics.
The struggles of being a first-time author trying to stitch together a publicity tour for a book published by a small press.
Writing is nothing if not carrying the hopeless, backbreaking burden of decisions devoid of consequences.
People talk about the scandalous novel by Marguerite Duras as if it's some kind of spiritual experience, and it is, sort of.
How Eric Hobsbawm and Marshall McLuhan influenced Doug's latest nonfiction work, The Age of Earthquakes.
Writer Blake Butler's ongoing excavation into lesser-known literary masterpieces continues with this glorious novel-in-parts.
Dennis Cooper's Zac's Haunted House is a free digital novel composed entirely of animated GIFs. The novel appropriates an experience somewhere between carnival mirror labyrinth, deleted Disney snuff film, and a deep web comic strip by Satan.
Why do people on the internet hate the acclaimed author so much, or feel like it's cool to publicly proclaim that they do?