Two young novelists on alligators, MFAs, and the dangers of confusing fiction with fact.
The author of Gods Without Men looks for the music -- and multiple souls -- of a city.
The dissolute -- and fascinating -- life of a literary icon's child.
A slacker, a deal with the devil, and a lucky cat.
A husband's grief over his wife's death leads to an unsettling set of possibilities.
A novelist goes in pursuit of risk and reward World Series of Poker.
Two novelists on the obsessions that give birth to fiction.
Even the ancients liked their bar snacks.
Espionage, obsession, and betrayal in the demimonde of pre-WWII Paris.
A dark comedy captures the tension and suspense of seventh grade conformity.
The award-winning author on Zen monks, the man in Anton Chekhov's closet, and the commencement address that became his new book, Congratulations, by the way.
The New Yorker cartoonist confronts the inevitable in this graphic memoir.
A stranger's arrival disturbs a sheep farm's isolation.
When outsize wealth stands in the way of love, therein lies a tale.
One southern woman's haunting story recalls the works of Toni Morrison and Alice Walker.
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