• Questions in Captivity: Captive State

    Lewis Page gives a second look to "Captive State," which was released on March 15 to "brutally lukewarm reviews."

    Working with Rejection: John McNally’s The Promise of Failure

    Sarah Boon discusses rejection, the writing process, and John McNally's "The Promise of Failure."

    Now Everything in the World Was Going to Be Rethought: A Conversation with Ann Beattie

    Andrew Ervin interviews novelist Ann Beattie on her 21st novel "A Wonderful Stroke of Luck," the simple joys of cooking, and writing advice.

    You Are Not Who You Think You Are: On Katherine Verdery’s My Life As A Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File

    Maria Rybakova reviews Katherine Verdery's "My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File."

    Unfreedom, Race, and Capitalist Sport in High Flying Bird

    Nathan Kalman-Lamb reviews the new Netflix original film "High Flying Bird."

    Obituary Spirit: On Kathy Acker: The Last Interview

    Claudia Ross reviews "Kathy Acker: The Last Interview," edited by Amy Scholder and Douglas A. Martin.

    Once Was Lost: The False Promise of True Detective

    There’s a scene in the finale of True Detective’s third season that displays its protagonist Wayne Hayes (Mahershala Ali) rocking …