Carson McCullers

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Top 10 stories about bored teenagers | John Patrick McHugh
Writers from Alice Munro to JD Salinger capture the restless ennui and dangerous passions of the do-nothing years before adulthood sets in

John Patrick McHugh

28, Jul, 2021 @12:22 PM

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Time to face the brutal truth: there’s no glamour at the bottom of a glass
Alcohol addiction has long been romanticised in films, TV shows, books and adverts. Let’s look at the destructive drudgery and sheer sorrow of the disease instead

Louisa Young

04, Jul, 2021 @6:45 AM

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My Autobiography of Carson McCullers review – identity parade
Jenn Shapland’s insistence on reducing Carson McCullers’s life story to a modish account of her sexuality makes no sense

Rachel Cooke

02, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 books about silence | Abbie Greaves
Not saying anything can be as eloquent as speech, as told by authors from ranging from Pat Barker to Carson McCullers and Ian McEwan

Abbie Greaves

20, May, 2020 @9:17 AM

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On my radar: James Norton’s cultural highlights
The actor on the visceral emotion of Sharon Van Etten, a historic New York jazz bar and a provocative Broadway sensation

Michael Hogan

29, Dec, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Carrie Tiffany, Ean Higgins, Dominic Kelly and others on what they're reading in March
Books about witches, climbing Mount Kosciuszko, Nazi explorers in Tibet and the disappearance of flight MH370 are out this month

Trevor Shearston, Sam George-Allen, Nick Brodie, Mark Brandi, Dominic Kelly, Peggy Frew, Leah Kaminsky, Ean Higgins, Carrie Tiffany, Monica Tan, Caro Llewellyn

16, Mar, 2019 @9:10 PM

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From Dante to I Love Dick: top 10 books about unrequited love
Novelist Kirsty Gunn chooses books that explore a very literary kind of longing

Kirsty Gunn

27, Jun, 2018 @9:53 AM

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Carson McCullers at 100: a century of American suffering
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, her debut novel of desolate southern lives, made McCullers an instant star – something she never fully recovered from

Rafia Zakaria

19, Feb, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Suzanne Vega: ‘It’s taken me a while to say, You are what you are, it’s fine’
The 80s pop-folk star talks about her confused identity growing up, and her new album about US writer Carson McCullers

Andrew Anthony

09, Oct, 2016 @9:00 AM

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'Every hour a glass of wine' – the female writers who drank

The long list of male alcoholic authors is well known, but what about their literary sisters? Olivia Laing looks back on the great female writers who sought refuge in the bottle and salvation on the page

Olivia Laing

13, Jun, 2014 @1:00 PM

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Who is the greatest American novelist? 6: Thomas Pynchon v Carson McCullers

You nominated the contenders – now reader Matthew Spencer pits Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 against McCullers' The Member of the Wedding

Matthew Spencer

24, Dec, 2013 @11:00 AM

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Nobel prizewinner Alice Munro: 'It's a wonderful thing for the short story'

This week Alice Munro will receive the Nobel prize for literature. Lisa Allardice, who met Munro in Canada after the publication of her collection The View from Castle Rock, asks her about the dividing line between life and work

Lisa Allardice

06, Dec, 2013 @5:18 PM

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