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Posts by: Liz Button

Candy from Strangers: A Conversation with Jennifer Egan

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We can try to perform our inner lives, but we can’t actually reveal them. We can create a simulacrum, which is so much of what I see on social media, and that simulacrum is entertainment. It’s exciting because we all love the whiff of authenticity, and the more mediated our culture feels, the more we crave it, but we can’t actually give it away. We cannot actually break through the barrier of our individual aloneness.

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Black Motherhood as Literary Creation: Talking with Kaitlyn Greenidge

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Kaitlyn Greenidge discusses her new novel, LIBERTIE.

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Bridging Narratives: Talking with Jenn Shapland

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Jenn Shapland discusses her debut book, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON MCCULLERS.

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A Box Full of Darkness: Talking with Adrienne Brodeur

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Adrienne Brodeur discusses her new memoir, WILD GAME.

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