In Rumaan Alam's new novel That Kind of Mother, a white woman adopts her black nanny's baby in the aftermath of tragedy. Read an excerpt here.
Erdrich, who publishes her 16th novel this month, has built one of the most impressive bodies of work by any American writer alive. And she’s happy to let that work speak for her.
Fueled by youthful ambition and loneliness, our relationship was more seduction than friendship.
My life is different now that I’m a dad — but it’s still my life. And in some ways, the constraints that come with being a parent make me a better artist.