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Obsession and Tragedy in Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Sara Century reviews "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" by Michelle McNamara.

Morrissey is a Children’s Singer

Jason Morphew describes his four-year-old daughter's abiding love for Morrissey.

On Arrival, Circular Storytelling, and Not Arriving Anywhere

Amanda Feinman reviews "Arrival" and discusses the narrative and philosophical implications of circular storytelling.

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Both Attaching to Texts and Inventing Them: Talking to Brian Glavey

Andy Fitch interviews Brian Glavey, author of "The Wallflower Avant-Garde: Modernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis."

On Fear and Immortality: Dara Horn and Thomas Pierce in Conversation

Authors Dara Horn and Thomas pierce discuss the role of immortality in their new novels "Eternal Life" and "Afterlives."

Cover Me: On A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise

Lauren Kinney reviews "A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia" by Sandra Allen.

Autumn in New York

Greg Gerke considers real estate and construction in his neighborhood of Park Slope, New York.

Drinking With the Ghost: Alice Dunbar-Nelson in New Orleans

Katie Orphan visits the French Quarter of New Orleans to visit with the ghost of Alice Dunbar-Nelson.

Simon Winchester’s Korea, 30 Years On: Classic Travelogue or Cultural Offense?

Colin Marshall considers Simon Winchester's" Korea: a Walk Through the Land of Miracles," 30 years after its publication.

Misogyny Online: Death by a Thousand Cuts

Marta Zarzycka on how algorithms perpetuate the prevalence of misogyny online.