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Writer James Ellroy Talks Bachelor Pads, Beethoven, and a Certain Mystery Woman

With the release of his latest novel, Perfidia (Knopf)—a pitch-black murder mystery set in World War II–era Los Angeles—the 66-year-old L.A. crime author shares his cultural obsessions. read more
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Peter Mendelsund: Portrait of a Cover Artist

The man responsible for some of the world's most recognizable book jackets reveals the stories behind 7 of his designs. read more
August 2014
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5 Craziest Talk Show Appearances by Writers

In anticipation of Philip Roth's Colbert Report cameo, a look at the most bizarre moments in talk-show history involving authors. read more
Tue, 07/01/14 AT 12:00PM
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5 Classic Books and Films That'll Make You Want to Quit Your Day Job and Drop Out of the Rat Race

Inspired by Mary Kay Zuravleff's new book, Man Alive! (Farrar Straus and Giroux, $25), we rounded up five classic nonconformist-men-searching-for-meaning novels and films—spread across five decades. Spoiler alert: It never ends well. read more
Fri, 09/13/13 AT 1:30PM
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Author Marisha Pessl's 5 Current Pop-Culture Obsessions

At 28, Marisha Pessl earned rapturous praise (and the undisguised envy of her peers) for her debut novel, 2006's Special Topics in Calamity Physics. Now 35, Pessl is back with Night Film—an addictive mystery revolving around the death of an underground filmmaker's beautiful daughter. What does a literary phenom like her indulge in? Read on. read more
Wed, 08/14/13 AT 3:30PM
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Summer's Hottest (and Smartest) Read: Philipp Meyer's Novel "Son"

Most authors research novels at the library, but Philipp Meyer's preparation for his second book was a little…grittier. read more
Sat, 06/08/13 AT 8:30AM
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Not-So-Happy Father's Days: Common Themes in Two New Daddy Memoirs

As attitudes towards gendered parenting roles change, so do the books written about them—as exemplified by two new paternal comic memoirs out this week: Someone Could Get Hurt by Drew Magary (Gotham, $25) and Dad or Alive by Adrian Kulp (New American Library, $15). Both feature fathers far more involved in the daily life of their children than parents ever were in the 20th century, but some things always stay the same—like the kind of jokes good old dad used to make. read more
Thu, 05/16/13 AT 10:30AM
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Can Psychopathy Help You Get Ahead?

When research found that many top CEOs and politicians likely fit the psycho bill, it was just a matter of time before self-help gurus began showing us how to become crazy—and crazy-successful read more
Tue, 05/07/13 AT 12:30PM
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2012-2013: The Year in Review & the Year in Preview

We take stock of the projects, people, and events driving the cultural conversation—now and in the future. read more
January 2013
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