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.
‘Is there any doubt that Proust would have been obsessed with the Internet?’
Ken Follett reads his piece, ‘Bad Faith’, from Granta 137
Sarah Gerard on Leonora Carrington, shoegaze music and gaslighting.
‘The closest I come to meditating is sitting in front of a tumble dryer with a dead magazine.’
‘The world is teeming with demons who are always looking for ways to screw with your good fortune.’
‘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 shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Daniel Magariel shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
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 on Caspar David Friedrich, sketching and Chekhov.
A discussion of the mind of Abraham Lincoln, the art of creating historical voices, verbal improv and writing the afterlife.
Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Williams discusses her approach to writing and editing, the gatekeepers of literary publication and stitching.
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