Tag: Fiction

When the Vibe Is Off

Which matters more, intent or interpretation? What if a juxtaposition of images in literature or art is just that—a chance encounter?

The “I” in Murakami

Discussing Murakami within the Japanese literary tradition is in itself rare. He is, by his own admission, less well-loved in Japan than abroad.

Public Picks 2021

Each May we send our readers into summer with a curated list of the titles that dazzled, challenged, and inspired us most over the past year (or so).

Episode 5: Novels & Medicine

Featuring: Jay Baruch, M.D. & Rishi Goyal, M.D.

How can reading novels affect the way doctors and patients communicate?