Robert Coover, the celebrated author of classics such as The Public Burning and A Night at the Movies, reads his story ‘Vampire‘ and talks to Online Editor Ted Hodgkinson about distilling down an idea, the intersection of myth and the modern world and the quintessential English novel.
The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
Boys in Zinc
Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on the USSR in Afghanistan.
‘His wife comes in, baring, with a wink, her incisors, and offers him a Bloody Mary.’
Lucky Pierre and the Coldwater Flat
‘Projections run riot, mirrors tip and weave, there’s a blur of images like film jumping out of its sprockets.’
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.