To put the life of Charlie Parker into words, a writer listens to the voices of those who knew him.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian on Teddy Roosevelt, Spielberg, the bravery of Progressive journalism, and what yesterday's politics can teach us about tomorrow.
Fifty novelists open up about art, life, and the discovery of new worlds.
A new book looks back at the life -- and premature end -- of an enigmatic actor.
The author of The Windsor Faction on "authorial sleight-of-hand" and putting words into the mouths of real people.
A new book for aspiring writers of fantasy puts the emphasis on the visual.
The National Book Award winning author on Men We Reaped, her powerful new blend of memoir and reportage.
Tess Taylor on making poetry out of the fragments of the American past.
The author of The Good Lord Bird talks about John Brown, Coltrane, and writing from the uncomfortable chair.
A 2009 dialogue with the master of dialogue, in tribute to a career of fine fiction.
The novelist's life was spent focused on the ideal of the next one.
Kate Christensen on her new memoir Blue Plate Special and the ability of food to invoke a banquet of memories.
The days of ordinary Afghanis, captured in the practice of an ancient craft.
The author of Pacific on returning to the Grouse County of his prior novels, his recent screenwriting, and teaching journalism.
An Off-Broadway monologue on marriage and mania becomes a memoir.
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