Tom Wolfe novel adapted as miniseries without his knowledge; Margaret Atwood on Trump supporters and her fictional dystopias; Man Booker winner László Krasznahorkai on various notions of “home”; and other news.
A reader’s guide to the fall’s big literary awards; The Women of Brewster Place novelist Gloria Naylor has died; London theater will present the first stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels; and other news.
Art forgery fiction; Arundhati Roy to publish second novel after twenty years; U.K. releases Agatha Christie stamps; and other news.
Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died; Ottessa Moshfegh on writing her Man Booker shortlisted novel Eileen; how long it took authors to write their famous novels; and other news.
Jail time for overdue library books; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. leads fundraising campaign to save James Baldwin’s home; American novels and individualism; and other news.
Barnes & Noble fires CEO; Reese Witherspoon options film rights to Liane Moriarty novel; a 1972 novel’s anticipation of Brexit; and other news.
Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch to be adapted to film; an interview with Chilean author Alejandro Zambra; book owned by Brontë sisters’ mother to go on display next year; and other news.
New anthology modeled after The Canterbury Tales features stories of refugees in the U.K.; a poet and a novelist respond to the Orlando shooting; the trope of masculine genius; and other news.
Website releases “definitive study” of U.S. author earnings; an interview with Iranian poet and translator Sholeh Wolpé; binge-worthy, serialized fiction; and other news.
Yale students petition against “Major English Poets” course; life at an artist’s residency; poetry for LGBT Pride Month; and other news.