The journalist and author of The Only Café on violence, how curiosity sparks our accumulation of memory, and why nothing is ever new.
The author of Her Body and Other Parties on writing the fantastical, existing in the periphery and blueprints of the past.
The authors of Lost in September and Strangers with the Same Dream talk about the relationship between a writer and her characters, motherhood and work, and sexism in publishing.
The author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth on the novelist’s responsibilities in times of political chaos, the bending and breaking of structure and genre, the shifting nature of Jewishness and identity, and his ultimate subject: right…
The author of Sour Heart on survival, memory and grace.
The author of What We Lose on identities, the inability to be cured of grief, and abortion as a debate between something and nothing.
The author of The Dead Husband Project on Sartre, motherhood and solving proofs.
Talking to the author of The Stranger in the Woods about the hermit subject of his new book, what it takes to survive 27 years in solitude, and finding contentment in isolation.
The author of Making Rent in Bed-Stuy on how places change people, and how people change places.
The former Lucky Peach editor and author of Goodbye, Vitamin on being a better adult, the differences between writing about food and fiction, and the adhesiveness of baby carrots.