Katie Kitamura Talks Infidelity, Role Playing, and Grief in Her New Novel A Separation 

The narrator of Katie Kitamura’s novel A Separation has a secret. After five years of marriage, the unnamed narrator is separated from her philandering husband Christopher. He has asked for a divorce and, alienated from marriage and her spouse, she readily agrees. There’s just one catch: Christopher has also asked her…

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Hidden Treasures of Charlotte Bronte

“In Memory of Charlotte Nicholls,” the plainly printed, black and white memorial card from 1855 reads. The card, which is included at the end of the Morgan Library and Museums’s exhibition, “Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will,” is almost startling to see, a simple reminder that the author of some of English…

Mara Wilson, Star of Matilda and Resident Twitter Wit, Has Written a Memoir

If you were a bookish, dreamy child of the 90s, it’s likely that you remember Mara Wilson. Star of Matilda, the 1996 film adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic, Wilson’s performance nourished the souls of those of us who sought refuge in our bookcases. Over the last two decades, Wilson has stepped away from Hollywood…

30,000-Word Love Letter Reveals Germaine Greer's Passionate Affair With Martin Amis 

In 1976, The Female Eunuch author Germaine Greer commenced an affair with novelist Martin Amis, at the time a dashing young scamp with literary heft and a Mick Jagger haircut. She found him so enchanting that one day in March of that year, midway through a lecture tour, the feminist author filled a notebook with a…