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  • Andrew O’Hagan Weaponizes Fiction

    For the Scottish novelist and journalist, the novel is a way to fight political misinformation, conspiracy theories, and outright lies.

  • Matt Cain Is Breaking the Mold

    British journalist Matt Cain returns with a comedy in the vein of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' about a gay divorcé’s late-in-life drag makeover.

  • A Place Where You Want to Be: PW Talks with Emet North

    ‘In Universes,’ Emet North’s debut novel, explores queer love and the multiverse.

  • Rufi Thorpe Goes to the Mat

    The author’s latest novel, 'Margo’s Got Money Troubles,' draws inspiration from OnlyFans, Wonder Woman, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

  • Porochista Khakpour’s Reality Check

    Despite a host of health issues, Porochista Khakpour is back with a new novel—about an Iranian American family looking to land a reality TV show—that’s the exact opposite of what editors wanted her to write.

  • For Miranda July, Writing Is a True Calling

    In her new novel, 'All Fours,' the multidisciplinary artist grapples with aging as it relates to desire, gender, and marriage.

  • Abir Mukherjee Feels Like an Outsider Looking In

    For the author of the forthcoming novel 'Hunted,' abandoning a lucrative finance career to write historical mysteries was more than a career change—it was a way to save his soul.

  • Cooking the Books with Sara B. Franklin

    With ‘The Editor,’ Franklin sets the record straight about the legacy and life of her friend and mentor, Judith Jones.

  • Claire Messud Puts Her Soul on the Page

    The author’s latest novel, 'This Strange Eventful History' (Norton, May), chronicles three generations of a pied-noir family—and much of her own family history.

  • Maurice Vellekoop Comes Out in a Big Way

    The veteran comics creator’s first full-length graphic memoir, ‘I’m So Glad We’ve Had This Time Together’ (Pantheon), is a coming-of-age story mixed with a family history so unsparingly honest that his mother dreaded its publication.

  • Erik Larson Is Confronting History’s Demons

    The bestselling author’s latest, ‘The Demon of Unrest,’ documents the tense five-month period leading up to the Civil War.

  • Justin Taylor’s IP in the End-Times

    The author’s latest novel, 'Reboot,' lays bare online gossip, social media, and celebrity memoirs.

  • Ana Huang Knows That Sloth Isn’t Sexy

    The bestselling author’s latest installment in her Kings of Sin series tackles a decidedly less-than-sexy character flaw.

  • Generative AI Will Save Us, Not Destroy Us

    AI expert Jerry Kaplan offers a primer on generative artificial intelligence. (Sponsored)

  • Ruff Draft

    In her first memoir, Milo, Mattie, and Me, Anne Abel describes how rehabilitating an aggressive, frightening dog helped rescue her from her own demons. (Sponsored)

  • Shilpi Somaya Gowda Wants to Move Beyond the Rhetoric

    For the bestselling author, fiction is a way to explore an increasingly polarized and volatile world.

  • Leela Corman Knows Trauma Is Exhausting

    The dead speak—and leap into the wrestling ring—in the acclaimed cartoonist's latest graphic novel, 'Victory Parade.'

  • Téa Obreht Maps Life’s Uncharted Territories

    The Orange Prize winner’s latest is a postapocalyptic coming-of-age fable.

  • Writers to Watch: 10 Promising Fiction Debuts, Spring 2024

    This season’s slate of notable debut fiction draws on Native American and Igbo lore, Chinese numerology, class divisions across the globe, familial strife, and reparations.

  • Anna Quindlen Wants You to Get a Good Life

    The latest novel from Pulitzer Prize winner Anna Quindlen looks at family, grief, and moving forward after loss.

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