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The Magician King

Novelist Jonathan Franzen in Discussion With Time's Lev Grossman

Elana Estrin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Books
Elana Estrin

"Almost the definition of a mensch, a good person, is that in their heart of hearts they're rather hard on themselves. And yet, you can't get out of bed in the morning if you don't love yourself. I'm merciless towards myself, so being merciless towards my characters comes naturally."

Lev Grossman On 'The Magician King'

Posted 10.10.2011 | Home

Lev Grossman loves fantasy. He loves it so much, he writes about loving fantasy within his own fantasy novels. Grossman, who keeps his day job as a bo...

Culture News: This Week's Forecast

Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

August 9 "The Magician King," the long-awaited sequel to Lev Grossman's 2009 "The Magicians" finally arrives. For those who savored the first insta...