Cannibalism, formal language, stylized violence, and connections between punk and literary. What does it mean to be a literary outsider in 2011? We broach this question and more with Dennis Cooper, whose latest novel, The Marbled Swarm, is, oddly enough, published by a mainstream publisher.
Judith Lanigan and Linda Jaivin describe how they turned history research into thrilling fiction in their respective novels.
Author Dennis Lehane says he has always loved the clothes, cars and movies of the Prohibition era, which might be why he has set his new novel there. Live By Night doesn’t tell the usual Prohibition story about whiskey smugglers â instead it heads south to Florida for a gritty tale of rumrunning.