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From the Magazine

Posted 2.10.16

Melissa Broder reads an excerpt from her essay collection, So Sad Today, published in March by Grand Central Publishing.

I Want To Be a Whole Person But Really Thin

Following the Mysteries: An Interview With Jhumpa Lahiri

by Ann Goldstein


March/April 2016

<p>Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri talks with translator Ann Goldstein about her decision to write her new book, <i>In Other Words</i>, in Italian; the search for freedom and happiness; and the mysteries of creativity, art, and life.</p>

Such Great Heights: A Profile of Annie Dillard

by John Freeman


March/April 2016

<p>Annie Dillard has applied an endless curiosity and formidable intellect to elevate a searching and searing style of prose that has served as an example for generations of writers. A new collection, <i>The Abundance</i>, celebrates her masterful essays.</p>


Daily News

Three Amazon series based on books; new Jonathan Safran Foer coming next fall; PANK editors bid farewell; and other news.

Posted 12.15.15

Mira Ptacin reads an excerpt from her debut memoir, Poor Your Soul, published in January by Soho Press.

Poor Your Soul

I know some things. I know you set the backyard on fire. It was autumn. You were six years old. The oak leaves were dry and crispy. You and your pal Don Johnson, that blond-haired, blue-eyed kid from St. Philip Elementary School who threw up every time he got excited, were playing in the backyard. I’m assuming you guys found the matches in the pile on Dad’s workbench.


News and Trends

January/February 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Sunil Yapa’s debut novel, Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist and Mira Ptacin’s debut memoir, Poor Your Soul, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

Project Empathy: Facing Difficult Material

by Lee Martin

Special Section

January/February 2016

<p>An accomplished novelist and memoirist offers advice on how to write creative nonfiction with empathy and respect.&nbsp;</p>

Sitting on Plutarch's Throne: Taking Risks in the Essay

by John D'Agata

Special Section

January/February 2016

<p>An American writer and editor details the importance and emotional necessity of taking risks in the essay by way of an adventure to Greece to find Plutarch’s writing chair.</p>

The Art of Biography: Falling In and Out of Love

by Terese Svoboda

The Literary Life

January/February 2016

<p>An author and Guggenheim fellow details her journey in writing a biography of radical poet Lola Ridge.</p>


Daily News

How books shaped Christmas; Alexievich delivers Nobel lecture; all-curated bookstore opens in New York; and other news.

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