There were a lot of regrets, but we didn’t care.
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.
‘Michelle had learned a valuable lesson: Do not leave the house unless you look ready to meet Matt Dillon.’ From the novel Black Wave.
Best book of 1947: L’Écume des Jours by Boris Vian
‘In those spring nights, I sat by barbecue stalls in the streets of Beijing, reading this novel under dim streetlights while eating lamb skewers.’
‘Can bad mothers be taught to be good? Or maybe, can we be incentivized to bond? To love?’