Christopher Gonzalez discusses his debut story collection, I’M NOT HUNGRY BUT I COULD EAT.
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Zauner’s memoir is not a performance, but an act of love, including all the dirty little bits that come with it. ...more
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Molly Wizenberg discusses her new memoir, THE FIXED STARS.
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Sonali Dev talks about her latest novel,
A Change of Heart, the romance genre, writing non-white characters, and the parallels between writing and architectural design. ...more
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Over at Guernica, Kyle Lucia Wu talks with Stephanie Danler about her new novel, Sweetbitter, and how Danler’s personal experiences as a young woman living in New York City and working in a restaurant overlap with those of her protagonist: There is this moment when you cross the bridge or you land at JFK where […]
At The New Inquiry, Christine Baumgarthuber sketches the elitist history of food writing over the centuries before praising digital media’s impact on food culture: In a food blog—or any blog, for that matter—the global nature of the Internet pervades and informs the local act of writing. This engenders new territories of knowledge. The fluid nature […]