How much influence did MTV expect to wield when it came to young readers’ literary interests?
It’s funny, knowing that, if I were living in one of my favourite minds, I might want to turn it off.
Fifty years later, Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball, called variously the party of the year, the decade, and the century, proves his definitive final creative act.
Reading The Favourite Game made him into my first sex symbol.
I finally have a word to describe my fear of the fragmented world.
Their suburban lives are free of disturbances, and so they create their own in order to taste some kind of excitement.
Exploring the town where Roald Dahl lived for the last thirty-five years of his life, and where some of his most famous writing is subtly but unmistakably set.
There can be fantastic narrative dissonance when conflicting elements clash.
Readers who embrace futuristic narratives about artificial intelligences or evolved dolphins may balk at those about magicians or goblins, but creators are increasingly bridging the genre gap.
The suspended crowds depicted in these “teeming pictures” provide the opportunity to explore overwhelming chaos.
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