A curated selection of videos, including book trailers, brief interviews, and other literary curiosities updated daily.

Five Questions for Monique Truong

A brief interview with novelist Monique Truong, who is profiled in the current issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Andrea Levy on How to Get Published

British author Andrea Levy, whose latest novel, The Long Song, is shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, offers some advice for writers who want to be published.

Reciting Brodsky in a Race Car

Russian anchorwoman Tina Kandelaki speed-recites a poem by Joseph Brodsky while driving over 150 miles per hour. Why? Because she can.

Major Jackson's "Leave It All Up to Me"

Stop-motion whiteboard animation of a poem by Major Jackson, who is interviewed in the current issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Six Themes in You Were Wrong

"Marc" Sharpe, a friend of author Matthew Sharpe, discusses the themes in Sharpe's forthcoming novel You Were Wrong, published by Bloomsbury in August.

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain

Mark Twain and Mary Baker Eddy, a film directed by and starring Val Kilmer as the great American author, will start pre-production in late 2010.