I was interviewing Hanif Kureishi last week, and I asked, towards the end, what he reads these days. “Everything changes once you have children, doesn’t it?” he said. I couldn’t agree more. “I wouldn’t have the time to reread Middlemarch now. I read it several times when I was young, but now? No, there simply isn’t time.” Read more
Nick Hornby calls her “the best American writer of her generation”. Dave Eggers says that “while fascinated almost exclusively with broken people, [she] is one of the funniest writers alive”.
Lorrie Moore is 52 years old. She has been publishing for two-and-a-half decades. She has a new novel out. Have you ever read her? Read more