“Was H.P. Lovecraft, the great American horror writer, gay? That’s the question at the start of this ingenious, provocative work of alternative history from [novelist] Paul La Farge.” Here’s a review of The Night Ocean.
“If this is how [Joan] Didion’s notebooks read, let’s have them all.”
The Outsiders at 50.
“I want it to be a legacy biography, and a literary biography that shows how the artist can’t ever be separate from the art. The life is reflected in the art. I want it to show him as a human being and an artist.” Here’s Patti Hartigan on her forthcoming biography of playwright August Wilson.
Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale returns to bestseller lists.