The versatile authors talk race, fantasy, and James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf over dumplings.
The origin of the YA novelist’s defamation suit was the kind of hush-hush agreement we no longer tolerate.
The breakout star of Netflix’s raunchy teen dramedy on Hollywood look-alikes, sex scenes, and her grandma’s love of the show.
From old favorites (Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith) to new favorites (Sally Rooney, Marlon James), plus sequels to Olive Kitteridge and The Handmaid’s Tale.
Instead of picking the man himself, they opted to celebrate publishers cashing in on him.
The artists behind the year’s most eye-catching covers talk about their sometimes torturous process.
In 2018, publishers cried about the president all the way to the bank.
“I wanted it to be just long enough that the audience thinks she might survive it.”
“I’m writing about dragons as a black woman, and it’s fucking political.”
With awards to Isabel Allende and Sigrid Nunez and a revived translated-book prize.
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“The reader could either get very upset or annoyed by it, or take in the spirit in which it was offered.”
The British author talks about her gothic third novel, Melmoth, on a visit to some downtown Manhattan churches.
“Some people hate it and I don’t blame them for being annoyed with it.”
The new book attempts to reconstruct the missing hundred pages of the original manuscript.
How the author of In the Woods and The Witch Elm leads the reader down the wrong trail.
A sense of “inimitable, cozy alienation” hangs over each of Kidd’s book covers — a description that also applies to Murakami’s best novels.
“I’ve never experienced anything like it in my life.”
“Fox was like, ‘We’re going to have to lighten your illustration, we’re going to have to change the hair.’”
“I think parts of it hold up really well, and other parts are a little rickety!”