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Boris Kachka

September 1, 2008 |
Amitav Ghosh’s Floating Berlitz Tape

More fun than learning a new language: Reading one.

August 25, 2008 | Feature
Crime Pays: Michael Agovino

If there is such a thing as a typical New York upbringing, Michael Agovino knows nothing about it.

June 30, 2008
How the West Was Lost

Sam Shepard takes on cowboy poseurs—and his own iconhood.

June 2, 2008 | Feature
The Undulating Curve Takes Fandango Off Speed Dial!

In a world where hype can precede a big release by months, sometimes reputations are hyped and backlashed before the audience has made it through the previews.

May 26, 2008 | Feature
Dungeon Master: David Benioff

In 2001, David ­Benioff made a few nice Hollywood deals and signed a three-book package with Viking.

May 12, 2008 | Feature
Girls Town

Elizabeth Marvel calls it “this very cacophonous joyful noise”. It’s the groundbreaking first act of Caryl Churchill’s play Top Girls.

April 21, 2008
The Conversation

Laurence Fishburne is letting Thurgood speak for itself.

April 14, 2008 |
How I Made It: E.L. Doctorow on 'Ragtime'

"When you’re working well, you don’t do research. Whatever you need comes to you."

April 14, 2008 |
How I Made It: Tony Kushner on 'Angels in America'

"I wrote a poem called 'Angels in America.' I’ve never looked at the poem since the day I wrote it."

April 7, 2008 | Book/Author Profile
The Confidence Artist

Jhumpa Lahiri isn’t afraid to provoke tears, or calls of déjà vu.

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