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Mary Gaitskill

From THE SLANT: Mary Gaitskill on Porn, HBO's Girls and Why Her Lit-Hit, Bad Behavior, Still Matters 25 Years Later

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 09.28.2013 | Books
Stephanie Fairyington

When author Mary Gaitskill published Bad Behavior in 1988, critics around the world praised her bold and original collection of short stories. The author spoke with The Slant about why she thinks the book has endured and which story she thinks is the strongest.

Interview With Vendela Vida About Always Apprentices

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Books
Nicki Richesin

It may come as something of a surprise that Vendela Vida doesn't have access to the internet at her home, but make no mistake, she's very connected.

The Shelf Talker: Floppy Disks, Lyndon Johnson and Narnia

Kevin Smokler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kevin Smokler

Welcome to The Shelf Talker, a regular rundown of news, gossip and recommendations from and about authors on book tour.