In the middle of this wide-ranging School Library Journal interview with Paula Fox, Fox shares her thoughts on her biological granddaughter, Courtney Love. (Spoiler: The word “psychopath” is used.)
- Composer Nico Muhly discusses his recent move to London and some upcoming projects. It is likely that we shall be forking over some cash for Seeing Is Believing once it’s out.
- At Powell’s, Jill Owens chats with Siri Hustvedt; Hustvedt’s novel What I Loved comes highly recommended, and her latest novel The Summer Without Men is newly out.
- If you’ll be attending BEA later this month, the 7x20x21 happening on May 23rd looks pretty stellar, with contributions from Ben Greenman, Colson Whitehead, Misha Glouberman, Rita Meade, and more.
- Conversational Reading looks at Peter Nadas’s forthcoming novel Parallel Stories — specifically, the fact that it is a physically massive work of fiction. Photographic comparisons to books from Vollmann, Gass, and more are provided.