Friday Roundup

Twelve fun links from around the web.


A rare interview: Annie Proulx on her new book.

Want to learn the secrets of a book designer?

Lucy Ives on Margaret the First and “archival fiction.”

Missed Forrest Gander at our Neruda event? Here he is chatting about Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda on All Things Considered.

Have you heard about the Seattle Art Museum’s book club?

Drool.

Sherman Alexie on running away, the definition of “family,” and the children’s book that made him want to write.

The director of Love & Friendship, Whit Stillman, on adapting Jane Austen.

Ocean Vuong discusses learning English, plus the first poem he ever wrote.

J.K. Rowling just can’t let Harry Potter go (and we don’t want her to!).

Author Lidia Yuknavitch on how stories can save lives.

LARB‘s short take on Helen Oyeyemi’s latest book.


Photo of Nikki Giovanni courtesy of Nitch.

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