"American Ingenious: The sly brilliance of experimental novelist Lynne Tillman," by Jessica Winter. Posted Oct. 12, 2006.
"The Novel, 2.0: Searching for the 21st century novel," by Walter Kirn and Gary Shteyngart. Posted Oct. 12, 2006.
"The Novel, 2.0: Will MySpace and e-mail produce great fiction?" by Walter Kirn and Gary Shteyngart. Posted Oct. 11, 2006.
"Surprising Powers: Richard Powers' scientific humanism," by Stephen Burt. Posted Oct. 11, 2006.
"The Mother Load: Edna O'Brien's dark look at the mother-daughter bond," by Claire Dederer. Posted Oct. 11, 2006.
"The Novel, 2.0: Will the Internet change fiction as we know it?" by Walter Kirn and Gary Shteyngart. Posted Oct. 10, 2006.
"The Impermanent Period: Richard Ford's modern-day Hamlet," by Blake Bailey. Posted Oct. 10, 2006.
"Men at Work: The literary masculinity of Cormac McCarthy," by Jennifer Egan. Posted Oct. 10, 2006.
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