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How Do We Preserve the Vanishing Foods of the Earth?
I finally started to feel like myself again. Newly up and about, I returned to the Granville Island Public Market, eager to ...
Bernardine Evaristo and Margaret Atwood share this year’s Booker Prize.
The 2019 Booker Prize has been awarded to Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other and Margaret Atwood for The Testaments.
Literary Critic Harold Bloom has died at 89.
Harold Bloom, a controversial and best-selling critic whose career in literary criticism spanned more than half a century, ...
Elizabeth Strout on Writers’ Block, the Art of Edward Hopper, and More
Elizabeth Strout’s new novel, Olive, Again is out now from Random House, so we asked her to take our writer’s questionnaire.
Alix Ohlin on the Question That Inspired Her New Novel
First Draft: A Dialogue of Writing is a weekly show featuring in-depth interviews with fiction, nonfiction, essay writers, ...
Johan Harstad’s Summer of Porn and Philosophy
I used to work as a garbageman. This is a true statement, and one I tend to bring to the table when slightly cornered by ...
These are the 10 new books you should be reading this week.
The winner of the 2019 Man Booker International Prize concerns three sisters in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, and the ways ...
The 10 Best Poetry Collections of the Decade
Friends, it’s true: the end of the decade approaches. It’s been a difficult, anxiety-provoking, morally compromised decade, ...
Ben Lerner Talks to Ocean Vuong About Love, Whiteness, and Toxic Masculinity
I first encountered Ben Lerner as an undergraduate in one of his poetry workshops at Brooklyn College. Ten minutes into our ...
A Household of Minor Things:
Jess and Robert Duncan pursued separate artistic paths—the former as a visual artist, the latter as a poet, though each ...
A Poem by Sharon Olds
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The Impossibility of Capturing Truth in a Biography
Why does one write at all? After some 60 years spent in this pursuit, I still scarcely know. The first of my writings to be ...