“Bob Dylan is, in the best sense of the word, a careerist.”
The magic will live on in her garden
Have you got a vampire’s appetite?
A former Navy SEAL is set to release a book about the mission to kill Osama bin Laden. But he’s far from the first SEAL to tell all in print.
“Mark Owen” doesn’t exist—at least not by that name—but he’s making big news this morning in the publishing world. (And the rest of the world too.) The pseudonymous ex-Navy-SEAL is the author of No Easy Day: The Firsthand …
From ‘The Best Man’ to ‘Myra Breckinridge,’ nothing was out of bounds in the work of this famed man of letters
“I think every writer tends to write about his immediate environment.”
“I just write stories.”
Jack Torrance may be returning to the Overlook Hotel
Pow! Blam! Funding!
Meeting your heroes isn’t supposed to work, but Kurt Andersen has been nothing but nice to me since I met the cofounder of SPY—the magazine that made me want to work for magazines—more than a decade ago. Andersen has been a …
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I cannot stand this book I’m reading right now.
It’s a novel. It’s by a writer who is generally described as Great, but who I’ve …