Joyce Carol Oates

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Degrees of separation: what connects Ana de Armas to Joan Didion?
From Knives Out to Joan Didion via Herman Hupfeld: we go down the rabbit hole of the Bond star’s career

Larry Ryan

09, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Margaret Atwood and JM Coetzee demand release of jailed Iranian writers
A letter by PEN America, signed by dozens of high-profile writers and artistic figures, calls for Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan, and Reza Khandan Mahabadi to be acquitted

Alison Flood

29, Sep, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Elena Ferrante names her 40 favourite books by female authors
List by pseudonymous author of beloved Neapolitan novels includes Zadie Smith, Sally Rooney and several Italian classics

Sian Cain

21, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars. by Joyce Carol Oates review – a portrait of a family and a nation in crisis
Running the gamut from tragic to funny, Joyce Carol Oates’s immersive new novel is an uncomfortable snapshot of modern-day America

Hephzibah Anderson

15, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Joyce Carol Oates: ‘It’s a fairytale nightmare to be rejected’
The acclaimed author on the power of familial love, ignoring advice to write only about domestic life, and the recent death of her husband

Anita Sethi

01, Jun, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Hazards of Time Travel by Joyce Carol Oates review – exiled from the future
In this audacious thought experiment about the shrinking of human potential, a rebellious teen is sent back to the 50s

Liz Jensen

19, Dec, 2018 @8:58 AM

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Hazards of Time Travel by Joyce Carol Oates review – an American nightmare
Fear stalks the veteran writer’s 46th novel – a disturbing love story set in a totalitarian US

Kate Kellaway

29, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Acclaimed authors pen letter in protest at 'forced resignation' of Ian Buruma
Joyce Carol Oates, Ian McEwan, and others expressed dismay over Buruma’s departure from the New York Review of Books

Ed Pilkington

25, Sep, 2018 @5:59 PM

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Joyce Carol Oates: ‘I have been laughing at Michael Wolff’s hilarious, terrifying Fire and Fury’
The prolific novelist on Walt Whitman and crying over her page proofs

Joyce Carol Oates

16, Feb, 2018 @10:00 AM

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A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates review – gripping fiction
The prolific US author has written a page-turning novel about two families on either side of the abortion debate

Erica Wagner

11, Jun, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Bob Dylan's Nobel prize isn't radical. He's just another white male writer
In its 115-year history, the Nobel prize in literature has been awarded to only 14 women. So honouring Dylan is simply a return to the status quo

Natalie Kon-yu

14, Oct, 2016 @7:28 AM

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'Male gaze macarons' feature in the Artists' and Writers' Cookbook
Published by a Brooklyn bookstore, a collection of recipes and stories from everyone from James Franco to Joyce Carol Oates provides whimsical delight

Anna Furman

11, Oct, 2016 @5:40 PM

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