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Philip Glass, New York, in the early 1970s

Warm and unaffected, Philip Glass’s memoir is nothing like his music.

Reda Kateb (left) and Viggo Mortensen in Loin des hommes

Today, Albert Camus is still alive but changed, thanks to the art of David Oelhoffen and Kamel Daoud.

The New York Times columnist discusses his new book, Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

Art Spiegelman, Self-Portrait With Maus Mask, 1989

Art Spiegelman’s twitchy irreverence

García Márquez

What more could a young writer want than to spend hours and hours with the greatest author alive?

Al From

Failing upward at the Democratic Leadership Council with Al From.

The Book of My Lives, Aleksandar Hemon, Sarajevo, Radovan Karadzic,

How did everything a writer had known and loved come violently apart?

stalked online picture

For the novelist James Lasdun, being stalked online is like “swallowing a cup of poison every morning.”

Portrait of  Victor Shklovsky

A Russian novelist’s fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.

Blogs

Ahmed Chalabi’s daughter recounts the family’s saga and the ancien regime.

March 7, 2011