Novels novels — Is Jennifer Egan’s book, "A Visit from the Goon Squad," a novel or is it a series of entangled stories? In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, Egan talks about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, as we explore novel novels.
Writing Democracy — Some people put their bodies on the line for democracy. Some pick up weapons. And some put pen to paper.
The Wheeler Centre is a new kind of cultural institution, dedicated to the discussion and practice of writing, books and ideas. The Centre is a cornerstone of Melbourne’s UNESCO City of Literature status.
John Birmingham discusses his latest book After America, the empowerment of women as action heroines and how he came to be writing thrillers. He also touches topics as broad as the reaction to his writing in the US, music’s influence on his writing and the battle between reading and Nintendo DS.
A look at literature in the sickroom, with Sarah Manguso, Robert McCrum, and a report on how reading itself might help recovery