ADOLF HITLER KEPT a bust of Ataturk in his office. Heinrich Himmler considered moving to Turkey in the early 1920s. And Rudolf Hoess,...|
Of the million and a half words (at least a million and a half) that Howard Frank Mosher published, the sentence I think...|
An interview in which I reveal my favorite children’s book, what I did before I became a novelist, and my response to one very garish dust jacket
Over the holidays, I was interviewed about my work and “The Sleepwalker” by Laura Hamlett of Playback St. Louis. I thought her questions...|
The forward trenches in the hills just beyond the abandoned village of Talish, in Nagorno-Karabakh, are reminiscent of World War I: long, endless,...|
The bug wasn’t Gregor Samsor-big. We’re not talking Kafkaesque. But in my memory it was the size of a cat. It was vaguely...|
Dear Friends Who Read and Readers Who Are Friends, When I finish a novel and the book works — and heaven knows that’s...|
If you’re reading this, it means you survived Black Friday. You think I’m kidding. I’m not. Black Friday can be terrifying. You don’t...|
For most of America, the heartbreaking faces of Syrian refugees this year have belonged to children. We have seen them drowned and we...|
Greetings! “The Sleepwalker” does not go on sale until January 10, 2017. Right now, however, thanks to Doubleday Books and Goodreads, you can...
Dear Friends Who Read and Readers Who Are Friends, I’ve been asked a lot this summer what I’m reading, especially from readers who...