2 JUNE 1986: I shove the script of Sammy and Rosie Get Laid through Stephen Frears’s letter box and run. He rings a few hours later: ‘This isn’t an innocent act!’ He refuses to read it, but he’s going to Seattle for the weekend to attend a film festival and promises to look at it on the pl…
Best of Best of Young American Novelists
This extract from Sherman Alexie’s second novel Indian Killer follows a boy stolen from his family and adopted into another.
Daniel Alarcón | Interview
John Freeman interviews Daniel Alarcón about book piracy in Peru.
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‘The warmest companion with the coldest vision of where Humanity might head.’
Wild Women, Wild Men
‘When I saw them waiting beside their car, I said, 'You must be freezing.' It was cold and foggy, the first night of winter, and the two women had matching short skirts and skimpy tops; their legs were bare’.
‘If you think the living are difficult to deal with, the dead can be worse‘.