The Art of Intimacy

The newest addition to Graywolf Press’s “Art of” series, this revealing study probes the delicate construction of fictional relationships – between lovers, friends, enemies, and even writer and reader, drawing examples from Toni Morrison, D.H. Lawrence, and Joan Didion.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…