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  • A Death Foretold: Simon Critchley

    Philosopher Simon Critchley's novel 'Memory Theater' is about the death of philosopher Simon Critchley.

  • Derek Lin Shares Taoist Wisdom for Modern Life

    'The Tao of Happiness' author says that Taoism is "really just for human beings," making it a religion fit for a secular humanist.

  • Paul Levitz Tells the Story of the Godfather of the Graphic Novel

    Writing a Will Eisner biography is no easy task. Paul Levitz's new book tells Eisner's story, following his career from the beginning of the American comic book industry in the 1930s to the publication of his groundbreaking 1978 short story collection, 'A Contract With God,' arguably the first graphic novel.

  • The Parasitic Press: Umberto Eco

    The octogenarian author invents a bogus newspaper run by a blackmailer in his forthcoming novel, "Numero Zero."

  • Life Inspiring Art: Isabel Allende

    Isabel Allende’s new novel, "The Japanese Lover," deals with love, loss, and aging as the author looks back on a full life.

  • Novelist Marlon James in Publishers Weekly

    Marlon James won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for 'A History of Seven Killings,' but he's appeared in our pages plenty of times. Here's a roundup of all our coverage this award-winning Jamaican novelist.

  • Parenthood: Adrian Tomine

    Cartoonist Adrian Tomine is best known for his elegant comics and New Yorker illustrations that examine the nuances of identity, the mores of contemporary romantic relationships, and the poignant moments of connection and disconnection in New York City.

  • Celebrating Paris's Scummy History: Luc Sante

    In 'The Other Paris,' Luc Sante does for Paris what he did for Manhattan with 'Low Life': dig into the seamy side.

  • An Englishman in Verona: Tim Parks

    Tim Parks is the English-born author of award-winning novels and nonfiction.

  • Swimming to Cuba: Diana Nyad Tells Her Story

    In her memoir, 'Find a Way,' marathon swimmer Nyad writes about what drew her to the "masochistic sport of long-distance swimming."

  • The Words Don’t Matter: Poet Eileen Myles

    ‘I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975–2014’ gathers four decades’ worth of poems from an underground icon who became one of America’s most vital living poets.

  • Thurgood Marshall, Revealed: Wil Haygood

    In a biography of Thurgood Marshall, Wil Haygood goes beyond Brown v. Board of Education, Marshall's most famous Supreme Court case, to give the great civil rights champion his due.

  • Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: The Art of Writing Historical Fiction: PW Talks to B.A. Shapiro

    After giving up on a childhood dream of being an artist, Barbara Shapiro finally has realized that wish, of a sort, by writing historical fiction set in the art world.

  • Writing a Cultural Memoir: Margo Jefferson

    In “Negroland,” Margo Jefferson explore the realities, myths, and contradictions of black people living in a bubble within their own culture.

  • The Curious Case of the Basketball Star Turned Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Almost nine decades after the last of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories appeared in Strand magazine, new exploits of the master detective continue to appear.

  • Finding Fiction in Facts: Amy Stewart

    Finding awe—in just about anything—has led Amy Stewart to revel in intense research, which has been integral to her six nonfiction books, all published with Algonquin.

  • An Enviable Life: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    At 96 years old, Ferlinghetti is one of the most well-known figures in American publishing. His new book shines a light on some of his formative moments.

  • Celebrating the Architect Frank Gehry: Paul Goldberger

    It seems appropriate that Paul Goldberger meets me for an interview in a conference room with a window looking out on midtown Manhattan.

  • Tucker Max Is Back—With Dating Advice

    The bestselling author and ultimate bro, instrumental in spawning the genre known as fratire, is taking on an unexpected new role with his forthcoming book: relationship guru.

  • Author Profile: Sofia Segovia

    A look at the novelist being hailed as the next Isabel Allende.

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