Column by Peter Derk July 12, 2021
You're on a first date, someone tells you their favorite book. You walk out. Which book did they name?
Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To help you get into the spirit of National Non-Fiction Day, here are 7 of the best — from heartbreaking memoirs to tech industry tell-alls.
Column by Cath Murphy November 24, 2015
David Foster Wallace gets stoned with Ayn Rand and cruelly mocks Morrissey's first attempt at fiction.
Column by Daniel Hope May 1, 2014
What do we do when a beloved author is on the decline?
News by Christopher Shultz September 25, 2013
Would Anti-altruism author Ayn Rand have been pleased about a Kickstarter campaign to fund the third film in a series based on her terribly long book?
Column by Cath Murphy October 25, 2012
Did Ayn Rand sleep with Alan Greenspan? If you can face that mental image with stoicism, but blanch at the thought of trying to plough through 'Atlas Shrugged,' this Blagger’s Guide is for you.
Column by Cath Murphy May 2, 2012
Don't know your Foucault from your fucked up? This short but essential guide to philosophy's influence on fiction is here to help.
News by Rob Hart February 3, 2012
When 'Atlas Shrugged: Part I' was released in theaters, it was reviled by critics and ignored by audiences. The director cancelled the sequel, but now it appears the movie is back on.
Column by Phil Jourdan December 28, 2011
We trudge through the fiction-writing lectures of the infamous author of 'Atlas Shrugged' to see if there's anything helpful there. It turns out, there is. You just have to disagree with it.
News by Rob Hart December 7, 2011
'The Paris Review' has published a series of surveys a 16-year-old high school student sent to celebrated authors in 1963, on the subject of symbolism.