A budding novelist struggles to find his soul in New York
Photo by Michael O'Shea William Gibson comes to Minneapolis today in promotion of his latest novel, Zero History, a tale of intrigue from the fringes of the military fashion complex that involves negative branding, GPS tracking, and the urban nomads who orbit around the magnetic leader of the wor ... More >>
Chester French & Eyedea and Abilities.
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The Guthrie dusts off a Somerset Maugham comedy
Her warmhearted characters feel good about the world. Lorna Landvik doesn't.
What happens when a reporter doesn't keep his word to an anonymous source?
To most of us, nothing sounds worse than a loveless marriage. According to Stephanie Coontz, it wasn't always that way.
A few years ago, Doug Ohman was a theme-park executive with 600 employees. Today, he photographs barns. What happened?
It wasn't fun bringing up the rump of the avant-garde. B.S. Johnson felt compelled to do it anyway.
Romance novelist Connie Brockway wants to know why people can't look past the unbound bosom and love-swollen member
John Barth's Excruciatingly Self-Conscious Novel Finds Metafiction Slipping Into Monstrosity
Rhombus Theatre's Lebensraum beckons Jews back to the Fatherland; Park Square's Taking Sides tries the morality of the devil's maestro
Fantasy writer Neil Gaiman follows the fairy tale into the darker realms of adulthood
Arts funding and the cost of free money
T.C. Boyle's latest novel commutes the sentence of a 19th-century prisoner of love. But this historically minded author recognizes no statute of limitations.