George Saunders, a former MacArthur Fellow, talks to Jeffrey Brown about his latest collection of stories, "Tenth of December," and his unique voice and approach to capturing contemporary American culture in a compressed, short form.
Jeffrey Brown talks to George Saunders, author of "Tenth of December."…
Jeffrey Brown talks to Lorin Stein, editor of the Paris Review.
Artist and author Lou Beach reads from his book of short stories "420 Characters."…
Harvard University's Houghton Library, a rare book and manuscript depository, has inherited nearly 170 boxes of John Updike's papers, including rejected short stories, personal letters and revised and rewritten drafts.
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Author Rick Moody has just published a new short story titled "Some Contemporary Characters." But the delivery system was unusual: The story was "published" on a Twitter feed in serial tweets every 10 - 20 minutes over three days, with…
A recipient of a 2009 MacArthur genius grant, Deborah Eisenberg has been publishing spare and elegant short fiction to national acclaim since the '80s, winning the Rea Award for the Short Story in 2000, a Guggenheim fellowship and three O.
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Extended interviews and readings with Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson.
In her new short story collection, "The Thing Around Your Neck," Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie moves back and forth between two continents the way she has in real life.
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