Daniel Menaker, interviewed by Dawn RaffelDawn Raffel
We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of editor and writer Daniel Menaker. A few years ago, the writer Dawn Raffel sat down with Menaker...
Author/Editor: Charlotte Wood on The Weekend with Sarah McGrath
An international bestseller, shortlisted for the Stella Prize, and longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, Charlotte Wood’s latest novel...
Lawrence Block on Dead Girl Blues with Jonathan SantloferJonathan Santlofer
Lawrence Block is surely one of the best-known, most successful, and beloved crime writers in the world. Ask any crime writer, (as I was recently)...
A Q&A with Armchair Travel Guide Donna Raskin
While setting is one of the basic elements of a novel, great writers raise that requirement to another level, allowing readers to feel immersed...
On Moby-Dick with Sheridan HaySheridan Hay
In our fraught present moment, Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick remains as pertinent as ever. This fall’s reading group is your...
Nuyorican Literature: A Q&A with Richie NarvaezRichie Narvaez
As a commonwealth, Puerto Rico has a strange, strained relationship with the U.S., and Nuyoricans (Puerto Ricans who were born or lived in New...
On Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels with Rebecca FalkoffRebecca Falkoff
Led by NYU professor Rebecca Falkoff, our Neapolitan Novels reading group will explore what makes Ferrante’s tetralogy so powerful and why...
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De'Shawn Charles Winslow Discusses In West Mills with Noreen Tomassi
De’Shawn Charles Winslow, winner of our 2019 First Novel Prize, discussed his debut novel In West Mills with the Center’s...
Shirin Neshat and Amir Ahmadi Arian on Then the Fish Swallowed HimShirin Neshat and Amir Ahmadi Arian
Critically acclaimed Iranian writer, Amir Ahmadi Arian discusses his English-language debut Then the Fish Swallowed Him with world-renowned...