A conversation with the breakout French author on shame, memory, Schoenberg, structural circularity, and all the rest.
The Pulitzer-winning journalist discusses reporting on Donald Trump.
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.
Activist DeRay McKesson on the ethics of protest and the future of Democrats.
Dominique Crenn on the poetry of cooking and the power of memory.
Rebecca Solnit on the difference between hope and optimism, and the dangers of activism without a plan.
On the female flâneur, the plight of visibility, and why the history of walking requires revision.
A conversation with best-selling author Michael Lewis and a deep-dive into the limits of the narrative nonfiction formula.
A conversation with the Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel.
The photographer Henry Leutwyler on portraiture and the magic of inanimate objects.