Ottessa Moshfegh's new book, "My Year of Rest and Relaxation," holds up a fun house mirror to the self-care fetish of the privileged.
Sayaka Murata’s novel "Convenience Store Woman" observes the inevitable failures of a society to embrace all within it.
"It's about race and class, the economy, culture, immigration and the danger of the us-versus-them mentality."
With that being said how serious are you about your writing? Is this something you're doing for the love of money instead
For straight lyrical, theatrical spit, listen to Das Racist's "Rainbow In The Dark" two or three times in a row. Every time
PS: Why do novels work? RS: I got into neuroscience when I was researching my second novel, The Sensory Deception. The premise
Marisa Silver discussed Little Nothing with The National Book Review. Q: There's a musicality to the language of Little Nothing
Schoolhouse: Lessons on Love & Landscape concerns the search for where identity, place, and heart intersect. The memoir opens
It's hard to classify Lionel Shriver's latest novel, The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047, as futuristic dystopian fiction if for no other reason than the present direction and momentum of the U.S. could bring us something like Shriver's vision in a decade or so.
All book lovers wait in trepidation when their favorite novel has been adapted for the big screen. I hate to say this, but it's almost better to see the film first; that way you're not disappointed when the character you had visualized is portrayed by someone who's the exact opposite of the author's description.
Specifics: For the first time in my life, I can't spell. Since the car accident on December 4th, 2014, I've had to relearn
Answer by Peter Swanson, Crime Novelist, The Kind Worth Killing, on Quora. That September, my wife and I went to Bermuda