Ottessa Moshfegh’s new book, “My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” holds up a fun house mirror to the self-care fetish of the privileged.
Halala! Yewanda Omotoso is a shining literary light!
I'm an amateur match-maker. It's a hobby fraught with perils, but I maintain that despite the new-tech innovations in online dating sites, and the simplicity of 'swipe and hook-up sites', old-fashioned human matchmakers are the best bet if you're looking for long-term love.
It started with a daydream. It might have been while doing something particularly boring, like filing my tax return, or driving
Writing your first novel is simultaneously thrilling and terrifying, and sharing your work with someone can give even the
I thank him and he tells me that it was a pleasure. A final note which is pretty emblematic of our conversation and of the way he is to the world. Honest, attentive and understanding of human emotions. The pleasure was all mine, David.
Reading about the past is one of my favourite...(cough!) past times. I love to read about tales of the human struggle, how people were pitted against the cruelty of the power hungry, blood thirsty psychopaths that have dominated the ranks of the elite for eons; Just because their ancestor had the biggest stick.
1. Write a great book. This is very hard and will take you a long time. See (3.). 2. Never refer to yourself as: budding
I used to wonder if I would ever have a life. In fact I wondered this every day for the five long, lonely years that I lived in a domestic abusive relationship. In the end I didn't care because I was so numb, but here I am now and I want to share with you a snippet of my story.
It's been a month since my debut novel Try Not to Breathe came out in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand, and another couple of weeks before it comes out in America and then Germany. It's been thrilling, numbing, weird, wonderful and at times, raw and scary. I'm prouder than I thought possible but I've also learned a few things along the way.