Jennifer Egan’s “Peter M.” & Much More

“After the 500th page, the discovery of yet another digression, or list, or poem, or fictional legal document, becomes if not a cause for celebration a source of amusement.” A review of Sergio De La Pava’s debut novel, A Naked Singularity. Here.

Alice Munro’s latest story collection, Dear Life, is on the way.  Here.

Who is the “Peter M.” to whom Jennifer Egan dedicates her novel A Visit From The Goon SquadHere.

Ann Patchett’s new literary hero: novelist Edward St. Aubyn (At Last). Without doubt, the man is viciously funny. Here.

Q&A with debut novelist Tupelo Hassman (Girlchild). Here.

RIP Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are).  Here.

Bill Morris reflects on one-word book titles. Here.

A fellow PW alum reflects on book reviewing. Here.

A Portnoy’s Complaint for girls? A report on Jennifer Miller’s debut novel The Year of the Gadfly. Here.

An interview with Israeli story writer Etgar Keret (Suddenly, A Knock on the Door). Listen here.


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