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Atwood, Arana, Branch, DeLillo, Hosseini, Kingsolver, Oates, Paterson, Trethewey to Speak at 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Renowned authors and poets Margaret Atwood, Marie Arana, Taylor Branch, Don DeLillo, Khaled Hosseini, Barbara Kingsolver, Brad Meltzer, Joyce Carol …

Digital doesn't mean losing the plot

<i>Writer and Pervasive Media Studio resident Tom Abba is the co-creator, along with artist Duncan Speakman, of These Pages Fall Like Ash, a first of</i> …

Let's Talk About the Plot of Bioshock Infinite (Spoilers)

Paris Review - Ian McEwan, The Art of Fiction No. 173

Interviewed by Adam Begley<p>Issue 162, Summer 2002<p>Ian McEwan, ca. 2011. Photograph by Jean-Frédérick Thesupermat<p>Ian McEwan’s early success came hand in hand with a lurid reputation: his books were said to be twisted and dark. And in fact, his earliest work—two collections of short stories, <i>First Love,</i> …

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Paris Review - John Barth, The Art of Fiction No. 86

Interviewed by George Plimpton<p>Issue 95, Spring 1985<p>This interview with John Barth was conducted in the studios of KUHT in Houston, Texas, for a series entitled <i>The Writer in Society</i>. The stage set was made up to resemble a writer’s den—the decor including a small globe of the world, bronze …

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Paris Review - Haruki Murakami, The Art of Fiction No. 182

Interviewed by John Wray<p>Issue 170, Summer 2004<p>The author at his jazz club, Peter Cat, in 1978.<p>Haruki Murakami is not only arguably the most experimental Japanese novelist to have been translated into English, he is also the most popular, with sales in the millions worldwide. His greatest novels …

Literature

Paris Review - Joyce Carol Oates, The Art of Fiction No. 72

Interviewed by Robert Phillips<p>Issue 74, Fall-Winter 1978<p>Photograph by Marion Ettlinger<p>Joyce Carol Oates is the rarest of commodities, an author modest about her work, though there is such a quantity of it that she has three publishers—one for fiction, one for poetry and a “small press” for more …

Literature

Let the Memory Live Again

By Sadie Stein April 9, 2013<p>I remember in sixth grade a substitute teacher asked the class if we knew any poems by heart. <i>Did</i> I! I favored the assembled company with a little Wordsworth, some Blake, and, because I was cool like that, a soupçon of Ogden Nash. Needless to say, everyone was really …

Paris Review - Jonathan Franzen, The Art of Fiction No. 207

Interviewed by Stephen J. Burn<p>Issue 195, Winter 2010<p>Jonathan Franzen’s fiction bears the mark of a Midwest upbringing, his books preoccupied with quiet lives nurtured there and broken apart by contact with the rest of the world. But four long novels into an unusually public ­career, Franzen now …

Literature

The Night of the Satellite

What we were arguing about that night—and it was late, very late, 3:10 <i>A.M</i>. by my watch—was something that had happened nearly twelve hours earlier. A small thing, really, but by this time it had grown out of all proportion and poisoned everything we said, as if we didn’t have enough problems …