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Karl Ove Knausgaard | The Proust Questionnaire
'What is your most unappealing habit? Maybe all the brain-like chewing gums I leave behind everywhere I work.'
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi | Five Things Right Now
‘The only recurring emotion I remember experiencing was a kind of manic delight at procrastinating.’
Jillian Weise | Five Things Right Now
Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Nicole Krauss In Conversation
‘The ancient stories we tell, as beautiful as they may be, also serve to shape our conventions about who we think we are or should be’
Catherine Lacey | Five Things Right Now
Catherine Lacey shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
The New Man | Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi in Conversation with Hisham Matar
What are the merits of the institution of marriage? What divides art and reality? And are our relationships all performative?
Mark Doten | Five Things Right Now
‘Is there any doubt that Proust would have been obsessed with the Internet?’
Toni Morrison In Conversation
Sarah Ladipo Manyika and Mario Kaiser interview the Nobel Laureate.
Emma Cline | Five Things Right Now
The author of The Girls and one of our 2017 Best of Young American Novelist shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Daniel Magariel | Five Things Right Now
Daniel Magariel shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Eli Goldstone | Five Things Right Now
‘The closest I come to meditating is sitting in front of a tumble dryer with a dead magazine.’
George Saunders In Conversation | Podcast
A discussion of the mind of Abraham Lincoln, the art of creating historical voices, verbal improv and writing the afterlife.
Sarah Gerard | Five Things Right Now
Sarah Gerard on Leonora Carrington, shoegaze music and gaslighting.
Sana Krasikov | Five Things Right Now
‘The world is teeming with demons who are always looking for ways to screw with your good fortune.’
F. Scott Fitzgerald Reads John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’
Not long before he died on 21 December 1940, F. Scott Fitzgerald recorded himself reading a version of John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’.
Gwendoline Riley | Five Things Right Now
Gwendoline Riley on Caspar David Friedrich, sketching and Chekhov.
Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones
‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
Five Things Right Now: Eliza Robertson
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding.’