Posts Tagged: janet malcolm

Reading Other People’s Mail: Talking with Michelle Dean

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Michelle Dean discusses Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, literary legends, and the absence of Black writers from the narrative.

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Drawing Close to the Void: Talking with Patty Yumi Cottrell

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Patty Yumi Cottrell discusses her debut novel, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace, how she accesses “the enraptured state” to write, and dreaming as an art form.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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This Sunday, Ted Wilson turned five. Happy anniversary, Ted! In the latest “Last Book I Loved,” Michelle King finds a kindred spirit in Sylvia Plath, who, the first time she kissed husband Ted Hughes, allegedly bit his cheek and drew blood. King, in turn, admits to shattering wine glasses—intentionally and unintentionally—and goes on to declare that […]

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