Creative nonfiction writer Janice Lee on her new essay collection; Kafka’s sexual phobias were actually pretty normal; Bob Dylan’s Nobel speech to be read on his behalf; and other news.
Poet Gregory Pardlo on his forthcoming memoir; reading Yeats’s poetry in the age of Trump; rediscovered Robert Burns manuscript to go on display in Scotland; and other news.
Oldest-known stone carving of Ten Commandments sells at auction; Medieval book curses; celebrating Native American author James Welch; and other news.
The unknown poems of Johnny Cash; funny books to read this fall; essayist Belle Boggs on motherhood and fertility; and other news.
Books to help understand Trump’s win; illustrations of bookstores around the world; contemporary Thai literature in translation; and other news.
Science fiction novels with a political bent; literary podcasts; former National Book Award judge argues against the awards’ recent changes; and other news.
Witches as bodily translations of fear; Fanny Howe on religion and race; a tour of Marlon James’s Minneapolis loft; and other news.
Man found guilty of murdering author and book dealer over rare copy of The Wind in the Willows; two interviews with late poet Max Ritvo; ten words whose meanings have changed drastically over time; and other news.
On posthumous poetry collections; two new books address attention in the digital world; Swedish Academy unable to reach Bob Dylan; and other news.
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.