“After you die,” Sadiq says, “the doctors want to study your body. To see how you lived so long.”
In “After the Winter,” the novelist imagines a new relationship with ghosts, literary and otherwise.
At a panel at this year’s PEN America World Voices Festival, high-wire walker Phillippe Petit and extreme-action pioneer Elizabeth Streb discuss their death-defying art.
Mother’s Day is a joke we are all in on, and yet it continues—straight-faced, deadly serious, and poisoned.