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  1. obits
    Mary Higgins Clark, ‘Queen of Suspense’ and Prolific Author, Dead at 92More than 100 million copies of her books have been sold in America alone.
  2. books
    Teddy Wayne on Why He’s ‘Unsettled’ About Adapting Loner Into an HBO Series“I can see why my wife didn’t want her relatives to read it.”
  3. rom coms
    How To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Author Jenny Han Crafted Lara Jean“I was thinking a lot about Little Women, and sisters, and being around the hearth.”
  4. rip
    Writer Harlan Ellison Dead at 84His wife, Susan, confirmed the news.
  5. #metoo
    Junot Díaz’s Accuser Confronted Him Live During a Q&AIt was unclear to the hundreds of attendees whether Díaz recognized her, or pretended not to.
  6. Writers Really Love Seeing People Being Courteous on the SubwayPlus other things we learned from a questionnaire given to the five One Book, One New York contenders. (Big fans of Wild Wild Country.)
  7. new projects
    Dennis Cooper Is a Notorious Novelist. What Kind of Filmmaker Will He Be?He’s reinventing himself in the model of his idol, French director Robert Bresson.
  8. books
    Author Danzy Senna on Finding Inspiration After Leaving BrooklynThe New People writer moved to California because New York felt like “a book party that never ended.” She doesn’t mean that in a good way.
  9. books
    The Acerbic, Unflinching Writing of Samantha IrbyShe took up her confessional writing to “impress a dude” — and wound up marrying a woman. She also picked up a lot of famous fans.
  10. character study
    The Rise of the Fake Famous Jackass NovelistThe pop-culture trope appears in Girls, Bored to Death, The Squid and the Whale, and more.
  11. politics
    400 Authors Pen Open Letter Against TrumpThe list of authors who hate Trump is yuuuuge.
  12. The Videos of Donald Barthelme “It’s a very particular kind of sense of humor and if it happens to get your funny bone, then it’s ridiculously funny.” -Salman Rushdie on […]
  13. We Promise Terry Isn’t the Author, by Luke StricklerTerry is not the author, nor is he a reference to the author. Terry is not any one of the author’s friends, a person who considers themselves […]
  14. authors
    Jason Segel Is Writing a YA TrilogyJust as long as it’s not about a dystopian future.
  15. Gesundheit, Mr. Vonnegut“All the great story lines are great practical jokes that people fall for over and over again.” — Kurt Vonnegut, The Paris Review - The […]
  16. authors
    J.D. Salinger Revealed to Be Burger King–Loving Cross-Country TravelerWe knew it.
  17. books
    Nobel Prize Winner Mario Vargas Llosa Doesn’t Know What the Future Holds for Books“It’s an enigma.”
  18. famous authors say the darndest things
    Ray Bradbury: The Future Has ‘Too Many Internets’The Fahrenheit 451 author is turning ninety, so cut him some slack.