A review of Sally Rooney’s Normal People
Dystopian fiction—especially that written by women with female protagonists—is closer to reality than ever before.
A conversation with the breakout French author on shame, memory, Schoenberg, structural circularity, and all the rest.
Nathan Englander on the novelist’s responsibilities in times of political chaos and what is right, what is wrong, and why we crave the distinction.
What I’d Die for You tells us about Fitzgerald’s troubled final years. And how he turned personal tragedy into his best work.
A conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon.
The best-selling author Lauren Groff on artistic narcissism, Véra Nabokov, and her winding road to success.
Five decades after trading paintbrushes for pens, the Irish novelist says writing fiction remains an enigma.
Why, throughout human history, have people been so drawn to fiction?