Urban explorer Andre Govia is “addicted to decay.” He visited 900 locations in 22 countries. While confronting the hazards of trespassing in derelict buildings, he photographed abandoned hospitals, hotels, theme parks and mansions.
Lev Grossman’s bestselling series “The Magicians” proves that fantasy literature isn’t only for kids, having captured a new generation of readers with new worlds and mature, complicated characters. Grossman joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his work and why the genre is growing in popularity. Continue reading
Lev Grossman recently published “The Magician’s Land,” the third installment in his “The Magicians” trilogy. Watch this online exclusive from his conversation with senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading
The land of Westeros may seem far off for fans of “Game of Thrones,” but as season four of HBO’s show successful is gearing up to start on Sunday, Art Beat learned it may not be as distant as one might think. According to Brantley Bryant, an associate professor of medieval literature at Sonoma State University, George R.R. Martin, the author of the fantasy series that inspired the HBO show, “has read deeply into medieval history.” Continue reading
In her first novel, Tea Obreht mixes realism and fantasy in a larger-than-life story about her native Balkans. Jeffrey Brown sits down with the author to discuss her debut book, “The Tiger’s Wife.” Continue reading