Love Goes to Buildings on Fire & More

“Capering, weird, rascally and short.” A review of Roberto Bolano’s The Third Reich.

Jesmyn Ward talks about her National Book Award-winning novel, Salvage the Bones, the story of a family living in the path of Hurricane Katrina.

Just out: Larry McMurtry’s The Berrybender Narratives, now published in a single volume, tells the story of an aristocratic British family that embarks on a pioneering journey in the American West.

Larry David meets novelist Richard Yates (Revolutionary Road). Here.

Will Hermes discusses his first book, Love Goes to Buildings on Fire, about the New York City music scenes of the Seventies.  Here.

Not an everyday event: Paul Auster and Don DeLillo read and talk about their work. Here.

Just out: Lou Beach’s 420 Characters, a book filled with tiny stories.

Lengthy profile of experimental author Padgett Powell (The Interrogative Mood: A Novel?). Here.

 

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