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A Discussion of New Irish Writing
Peggy Hughes, Sally Rooney, Lucy Caldwell and Sara Baume in discussion about Irish literature.
Astrid Alben In Conversation: Podcast
Astrid Alben discusses her work, the interdisciplinary journal Pars, and developing a poetic alter ego.
Discoveries: Polymorphous Perversity
New erotica from Anaïs Nin; Emily Dickinson’s bedroom; Isaac Asimov’s dystopias, interracial love circa 1963 and more.
Discoveries: The Unknown Known
A round-up of things we love, from all over the internet.
Discoveries: The Very Ecstasy of Love
Zadie on Beyoncé, Didion on diarists, Bureaucracy as Sadism, How Did They Win that prize? and more.
Discoveries: Thomas Pynchon Found!
The politics of outing writers with pseudonyms, the power of Nell Zink’s first sentences, and Trump fiction.
Discoveries: Who are the Campbells?
Our latest discoveries from the literary internet, from the new selfishness epidemic to artistic theft.
Discoveries: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Werewoolf?
Sylvia Plath’s sass, Bob Dylan spars with Leonard Cohen, Guillermo del Toro talks vampires, Shirley Jackson scares the baby boomers
Five Things Right Now: Ann Beattie
Ann Beattie shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones
‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
Five Things Right Now: Eliza Robertson
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding. ’
Five Things Right Now: Katy Simpson Smith
Katy Simpson Smith shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.