The novelist offers an elegant answer to the question, “What is it to be human?”
The novelist talks about liberalism, the language of fiction, and the humanism of John Calvin.
Drones have taken on a life of their own in popular culture.
Akhil Sharma’s Family Life is not a model minority story.
Italo Calvino’s Complete Cosmicomics thrives on the tension between ideas and art.
The Third World collides with the First in Atticus Lish’s Preparation for the Next Life.
For the German novelist Walter Kempowski, there was no single unifying experience of World War II.
The Nobel laureate’s short stories are her lasting legacy to the literary world.
In the stories of Kjell Askildsen, all that the men want is to be unseen.