Pat Martin

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Jonathan Franzen Is Battle-Ready for the End of the World

October 7, 2021

To mark his latest novel “Crossroads,” the author talks to his friend, the writer Theresa Rebeck, about the meaning and madness of literature in an all but hopeless world.


Rachel Kushner and Laura Owens on the Power of Reinvention Through Writing

March 9, 2021

From opposite coasts, the longtime friends took to Zoom to chat about setting kitchens on fire, running over mattresses, and the difference between writing and painting.

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Meet Alan Kim, the Breakout Star from A24’s Oscar Hopeful Minari

December 17, 2020

The actor was just 7-years-old when he made his debut in the Sundance hit.

Chloé Zhao and Alfonso Cuarón on the Quiet Compassion of Making a Movie

December 3, 2020

The Beijing-born filmmaker connects with the Oscar-winning director to discuss her new film “Nomadland,” the American West, and her dramatic leap to the MCU.