(Plus two bonus shots.) “When you play the game of drinks you win or you pass out.”
Why Janet Malcolm’s The Journalist and the Murderer is essential reading for Serial listeners.
Thoughts on Amazon, e-books, and the future of how we read words.
Four debut novelists on elevator pitches, getting an agent, and writing your first book.
Jonathan Lethem, author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude, talks about literary rediscovery projects and finishing Don Carpenter’s final novel, Fridays at Enrico’s.
Author Jeff VanderMeer talks about the importance of literary cross-pollination, binge-watching TV, and his latest novel, Annihilation.
A House of Cards reading list.
Author Adam Wilson talks about writing sex scenes, Louis C.K., comedic novels, and the importance of empathy.
A list of dark, weird, and Southern gothic books that every fan of HBO’s True Detective should read.
What to read after you’ve finished Harry Potter and The Hunger Games.