An early Thomas Bernhard story, "Two Tutors," gets its first English translation.
Pico Iyer has always had a problem with William T. Vollmann. So what's he doing reviewing Vollmann's Kissing the Mask in the Times?
In the new issue of The Believer, Percival Everett’s seventeenth novel, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, wins the Book Award, and Rick Moody raves about Charlie Smith's forthcoming fiction Three Delays: "Want to read about how harrowing and essential love can really be? Dip in here. Be made alive."
Emily Gould offers a free audiobook excerpt from her memoir, And the Heart Says Whatever, and cooks the books.
Mark McGurl writes of the Zombie Renaissance: "Perhaps the zombie attack on Jane Austen’s novel is telling us that the novel is neither alive nor dead but undead. We are living... in the heyday of zombie
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