- July 2, 2007 | Intelligencer
- Legendary Writer Retires: Dillard’s Done
The Maytrees writer says she's done with writing.
- February 5, 2007 | Intelligencer
- Advertisements for a Gay Self
Mailer thinks pink.
- July 17, 2006 | The Book Review
- One Hell of a Divorce
In Ken Kalfus’s 9/11 satire, the war at home has never been nastier.
- November 21, 2005 | Feature
- 'Tis a Sequel
Frank McCourt talks about his years as a city public-school teacher—and crafting the perfect pickup line.
- September 26, 2005 | Feature
- Falling Man
In his new novel, Hugh Nissenson confronts the spiritual devastation of 9/11.
- June 13, 2005 | Feature
- Traveler: Paul Theroux
"I once spent an hour in an airport watching someone read a book of mine—watching him turn the pages and chew his lips."
- May 16, 2005 | The Book Review
- The Coast of Akron
Beneath the bright cocktail patter of 'Akron,' there is not only the whiff of smugness that often accompanies the irreproachably hip, but also a critical remoteness.
- March 28, 2005 | Feature
- Debut Novelist: Elizabeth Gaffney
"The thing that really focused me was the sewers, which hadn't been well documented fictionally. I guess you could say my mind was in the gutter."
- February 14, 2005 | The Book Review
- Indolence Is Bliss
Sam Lipsyte’s bravura new novel manages to lift slacker ﬁction out of its terminal adolescence.