Women and the clichés of the literary drunkard.
Michael Clune's new book shows the spiritual side of gaming
Is erotic longing between professors and students unavoidable?
Eka Kurniawan’s fiction reckons with Indonesia’s bloody inheritance
Rushdie’s new novel aims to skewer superstition and belief—but gets lost in its own games
In the wake of disaster, a writer listens to the voice in his head
How the phonograph helped create a world revolution
A new book contemplates the end of capitalism (again)—it's a nice story, but a terrible plan
The candidate's boasts and insults might seem juvenile, but his special way with words has a noble ancestry