The PEN Ten: An Interview with Peter Stamm
“I’m interested in people and characters who have a secret. A secret past or a secret passion or a secret goal—something hidden that I can try to find out.” More
Finding Meaning: A World Voices Festival Reading List from Peter Stamm
For his reading list, award-winning novelist Peter Stamm turned to the central question: How does one deal with a meaningless world? More
The Way We Love Now: Peter Stamm
I wanted to talk about love in Switzerland, but the country is so small, there’s really not much to say. Only one detail: In Swiss-German “love” is not a… More
The Way We Love Now: Who Wrote the Book of Sex?
WAYNE KOESTENBAUM: This panel’s title pays oblique homage to the late Susan Sontag, whose 1986 short story “The Way We Live Now” itself honored Anthony Trollope’s 1875 novel, The… More