She feels the words before she sees the object. She feels the words although no one has spoken them. This is how a crowd brings things to single consciousness.… More

An Interview with Don DeLillo

Sinclair Lewis called for 'a literature worthy of our vastness.' A novelist tends to feel this spread and breadth in his fingertips (or not) and I’ve tried to bring… More

Point Omega

I tormented myself over the running time, settling finally on a freakish fifty-seven-minute movie that was screened at a couple of documentary festivals. It could have been a hundred… More

Writers Rally for Jailed Chinese Dissident

Don DeLillo, E.L. Doctorow, Edward Albee and A.M. Holmes were among the writers who gathered Thursday to call on China to release writer and activist Liu Xiaobo, who was… More