What makes a good writing habit? Zadie Smith and Jeffrey Eugenides sat down at The 2016 New Yorker Festival on October 7th to discuss. The two agreed that eight hundred words makes for a banner day. But Eugenides spends six to eight hours at his ... New Yorker, 1 month ago
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Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jeffrey Eugenides tells DW why Bob Dylan deserves the Nobel Prize for literature even though he is not a writer in the traditional sense. He also talks about his personal connection to him. DW: What was your first ...Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago 'No greater living artist than Dylan' Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago
[embedded content] Confession: Ive never read one of Saul Bellow's novels. (If youve got a strong case to make for which one I should start with, feel free to send me a note .) But Ive been taught by enough people who love him to recognize his ...Yahoo! News, 2 days ago
Book Title: The Mothers ISBN-13: 978-0399184512 Author: Brit Bennett Publisher: Riverhead Books Guideline Price: £11.99 What did a bunch of old ladies know? We wouldve told her that altogether, we got centuries on her. If we ...Irish Times, 4 days ago
The complexities of love and marriage have sustained novelists from Jane Austen to Elena Ferrante. What do they tell us? According to Anthony Trollope, "There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel." The marriage plot is ...Irish Times, 1 week ago
Shailene Woodley, George Clooney, Barbara L. Southern and Robert Forster in "The Descendants" (Credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures) As Tolstoy observed, All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Need to see ...Salon, 2 weeks ago
This article was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article . If youve ever been asked what your favorite music is, you may have struggled to come up with a satisfying answer. On some level, we all know that the answer ...MSNBC Newsweek, 2 weeks ago
While it may be tempting to binge-watch entire seasons of TV this winter, there is no time like the holidays to catch up on some good, old-fashioned reading. But with so many wonderful books to choose from, it's often difficult to identify the ...Tucson.com, 2 weeks ago
As Edge of Seventeen adds another film to the coming-to-age canon we look back at the best there has ever been, from Carrie and Clueless to Mud and Moonlight Kelly Fremon Craig's Edge of Seventeen premieres this week, a fresh entry in an enduring ...The Guardian, 2 weeks ago
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored five emerging screenwriters and late actor Anton Yelchin last night. The Academy hosted its Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday at the Samuel ...Variety, 1 month ago
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