The 74-year-old Giovanni has been candidly sharing her views on the state of the world and the state of her life for 50 years, but sees her new work, “A Good Cry,” as her closest to “confessional.” She has written before with intimate passion about race and revolution, love and sex, food and childhood and the heroes and villains she has encountered
“She’s creating really interesting and weird stories that have never really existed in the horror genre,” said Pinar Yanardag, a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Media Lab. One strange tale, for instance, involved a pregnant man who woke up in a hospital.
In her new book, “The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity” (Harper), Belgian-born couples therapist Esther Perel takes an unconventional look at infidelity. Contrary to conventional wisdom, which holds that cheating is a symptom of problems in a relationship, Perel argues that affairs can occur in happy marriages. What’s more, Perel believes, infidelity will not always destroy a relationship but sometimes give it new life.
“This memoir will be about what matters most to him, and I hope it will be regarded as the work of an American hero,” said Jonathan Karp, president and publisher of Simon & Schuster’s flagship imprint.
“The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside,” she scrawled in a note to her dad. “I think it is probably one of the best books an 8/9 year old could read.”
STOCKHOLM | Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for “The Remains of the Day,” won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. The selection of the 62-year-old Ishiguro marked a return to traditional literature following two years of unconventional choices by the Swedish Academy for the 9-million-kronor ($1.1 million) prize. “He’s a very interesting […]
The former Democratic presidential nominee appeared Tuesday to promote her new book about the 2016 presidential campaign
Millett died of a heart attack Wednesday while on a visit to Paris
The celebrated author, who turns 70 this month, talked with The Associated Press about his scariest writing experiences and how Hollywood handles his work
“This is not OK, I thought,” Clinton says in her audio narration of “What Happened,” set for release Sept. 12. “It was the second presidential debate, and Donald Trump was looming behind me. Two days before, the world heard him brag about groping women. Now we were on a small stage and no matter where I walked, he followed me closely, staring at me, making faces. It was incredibly uncomfortable he was literally breathing down my neck. My skin crawled.”