Miriam Toews talks about “keeping that particular agony inside of me” while writing her new novel about abuse in a remote Mennonite colony.
“I think all writers have this Platonic ideal of the book they’re going to write next, and then you realize that you’re hamstringed by your own obsessions.”
The Witch Elm, which follows a privileged man whose life gets derailed, is a timely window into what happens when men lose their precious power.
When the world seems hopeless, I turn to the shining light of my dog’s Instagram feed.
In The Pisces and My Year of Rest and Relaxation, self-destruction is a welcome respite from the self-improvement industrial complex.
Rona Jaffe’s The Best of Everything outlined the dynamics and the costs of sexual harassment, decades before anyone talked openly about it.
A tale of life in the city, 14 years in publishing, and embracing technology to save the culture you love.