Penelope Fitzgerald wrote her first novel at 60 and became famous at 80. "How does she do it?" asked A. S. Byatt. Hermione Lee tries to answer.
Paul Elie has lamented the absence of serious engagement with Christianity in contemporary fiction. He should read Stacia Brown.
An interview with novelist Kent Haruf
“I wanted to create a different kind of preacher—someone who would be in opposition to what would be normal in a small town like that.”