A cultivated patch of fertile plots and well-tended prose.[...]
Kate Southwood, author of Spring '13 selection Falling to Earth, tells readers why she chose to set her debut novel in the 1920s in a guest post for the Discover blog.[...]
There are whales alive today who were born before "Moby-Dick" was written. --Smithsonian.com
Well, gee, where to begin.
You’re only as old as you feel. I swim every day. And each day has its little surprises, its little delights. Sperm jokes, for [...]
"The story came to me 'whole,' as all stories do. I'd been waiting, thirty years I think, to write a novel—that is, to receive a story worthy of the form. It was the autumn of 2009, and I'd gone to [...]
"The story came to me "whole," as all stories do...A crushing heartbreak, a six-month writer's block, and a rather impulsive move to Rome later, I finished a novel that told a story I already knew, had always known." Taiye Selasi, [...]