Mireille Silcoff on her new fiction collection, inspired by her own epic battle with a rare spinal condition.
Hazlitt drops in on Nick Harkaway, née Nicholas Cornwell, at his London local. Discussed: his new novel Tigerman, writing as a compressed statement of identity, and the anxieties of paternal influence.
The author of Crimes Against My Brother speaks with Craig Davidson on the presence of God in his fiction, working class characters, and not condescending to the religious.
The Quebecois director talks about his film, Tom at the Farm, how his work is received in America, and why never actually gets around to watching movies.
Miriam Toews, author of All My Puny Sorrows, discusses fictionalizing her family history, how shame begets art, and creating a community with her writing.
The author of Proof of Heaven explains how a Near-Death Experience made him think differently about consciousness, and why science needs to shed its hardline materialism for a more spiritual approach.
Ghalib Islam, author of Fire in the Unnameable Country, discusses growing up in Toronto’s Jane and Finch area, the “breathlessness” of his writing, and the resistance he faced when he decided not to venture into a more secure career....
The auteur behind Sexy Beast and Birth discusses his new alien tale, Under the Skin, in which he covertly filmed encounters between his star—Scarlett Johansson—and unwitting non-actors from the streets of Glasgow.
The Nigerian-born British author discusses her fifth novel, Boy, Snow, Bird, a reinterpretation of Snow White with an eye towards issues of race and beauty, and tells us what it’s like “to mess up all the good fairy tales.”
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