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Writing

Why Books on the Craft of Writing Are Worth a Read

No matter the level of writer, there’s always room to grow. Books on writing expose new approaches to the craft to learn, and new perspectives to study.

Culture

Austen Heartland: A Guide to Jane Austen Houses and Places

For those interested in exploring the real-life settings behind the works of Jane Austen, we’ve pulled together this list of destinations.

Writing

The Story Cure: How to Revise a Draft Without Going Crazy

Nonfiction author Dinty Moore shares some tips and tricks on how to look through a draft and make important revisions painlessly.

Interviews

Abbi Waxman on How Working in Advertising Helped Her as a Novelist

Author Abbi Waxman joins Signature to talk about how working in advertising helped her in her new career as a fiction writer.

Culture

Demystifying J. D. Salinger: A Q&A with Director Shane Salerno

The filmmaker behind the new documentary, ‘Salinger,’ joins W&F to talk about the man, the myth – and the reality.

News

Review of “Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace”

In the opening paragraph of "Every Love Story is a Ghost Story," the book's subject arrives into the world. "Every story has a beginning," D.T. Max writes, "and this is David Wallace's." In the book's final paragraph Wallace is discovered by his wife, Karen Green, having committed suicide in 2008 at the age of forty-six. In between, Max's focus stays tight on Wallace himself, with only passing interest in the world around him. The result is a taut, unquestionable extension of Max's heart-crushing essay, The Unfinished, which ran in The New Yorker in 2009. Whether the biography marks an important moment in Wallace scholarship, however, is less certain.