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The notorious punk novelist was as uncompromising in death as she was in life.
A career-spanning talk with the author of The Swimming-Pool Library and The Stranger’s Child.
David confronts his cousin about the mysterious baby and bloodstained stroller.
Detective Barry Duckworth investigates the site of a grisly slaughter.
Outside of (unfairly maligned) genre work, literature has historically been seen as a solitary calling rather than a collaborative one. That seems to be changing, and we’re all the better for it.
David arrives at his cousin’s house and finds a bloody handprint on the front door.
Existential collapse is often treated as the domain of men coming face to face with their mortality. For me and other women, our crisis wasn’t how much life was left, but how much of it we gave away.
David Harwood lost everything when his wife passed away. But in the shadow of his former life, come clues of a devastating family secret.
Why the story of a detestable “power pop dictator” may be The Best Show’s quintessential bit (or one of them, at least).
The Book of Aron author on the challenges of implicating Jews in a story about their suffering and the point of fictionalizing the Holocaust.
We attribute divine inspiration to madness, but escaping the cycle of mania for the comfort of a calmer mind doesn’t mean abandoning artistic greatness.
Maybe handwriting is neither a lost art nor an anachronism; perhaps new technology will show there is some useful alchemy left in the way language, the body, and our sense of identity intertwine.
“To them, we’re nothing but videos to share on Facebook and hashtags to boost on Twitter.”
“I’m not comfortable with life on Earth. This life here feels really harsh and painful. It has felt like torture here a lot of the time.”
Talking to the director and co-writer of Eden about authenticity in portraying electronic music on film, refusing to moralize about partying, and the masterpiece that is Showgirls.
By situating a lesbian love affair in the conventions of classic Hollywood filmmaking, Desert Hearts became a cult favorite.
Now that I was once again omnivorous, I wanted to watch a deer get turned into meat.
The author of The Seven Good Years on peace versus compromise, Hebrew Book Week, and how writing fiction is like dreaming.
Twenty-one years later, a young woman’s murder continues to haunt the people who loved her.
Words can’t possibly capture the experience of being a parent, but when you need a name, who do you become?

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