Marian Ryan
Marian Ryan

Marian Ryan’s work has appeared in Granta, Catapult, the New York Times, and many other publications. She lives in Berlin.

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May 8 2018 5:55 AMA Fan’s NotesThe lives of 10 literary women who “made an art of having an opinion.”
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Feb. 4 2016 1:38 PM“I Would Never Forgive Myself if I Let the Book Go Out”Alexander Chee on why, three years ago, he withdrew his novel The Queen of the Night just before publication.
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March 3 2014 7:51 AMAfter the PoisoningAn unconsoling novel of four Chinese teens and the incident that changes their lives.
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July 6 2016 10:45 AM“Ten Years Ago, I Helped a Handful of Men Take My Little Brother’s Life”The South African novelist Masande Ntshanga’s woozy, touching The Reactive.
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Oct. 6 2014 2:50 PMA Likeness of WingsMarilynne Robinson flies higher and goes deeper into issues of faith and redemption in Lila.
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Nov. 6 2013 11:17 AMThe Prayers of Flannery O’Connor The deeply Catholic writer and the “insidious hands Oh Lord which grope into the darkness of my soul.”