Self-proclaimed “martyr to fiction” Peter Ackroyd gushes about his terminal Anglophilia.
Patrick McGrath discusses Graham Swift’s novel Out of This World, which was published by Poseidon Press in the Fall of 1989.
This First Proof contains Chapter Four from the novel Port Mungo. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
The Designated Mourner is in revival at the Public Theater. Shawn discusses his play, among other works, with novelist Patrick McGrath.
This First Proof contains an excerpt from Trauma. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
The author of The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, chats with novelist Patrick McGrath about the most famous resident of Broadmoor—Dr. William C. Minor.
Ian McEwan discusses the Cold War, the myth of innocence, and forgetfulness.
A pipe repairman begins an affair a client, an excerpt from “Spiders” by Patrick McGrath. This article is only available in print.
A short story, “Eros,” from the novel Haggard’s Disease, by Patrick McGrath. This article is only available in print.
Lynne Tillman talks about her novel Motion Sickness, and how it addresses certain human experiences—writing, identity, love—like palimpsests.
Short story about a mysterious denizen of an abandoned theater, “Gargoyle” by Patrick McGrath. This article is only available in print.
Writer and former New Yorker staff writer Suzannah Lessard interviewed by novelist Patrick McGrath in the BOMBLive! Artists & Curators’ Series at The New Museum for Contemporary Art, Fall 2002.
Julian Barnes was awarded the prestigious Booker Prize for his novel The Sense of an Ending. He spoke with Patrick McGrath in 1987 about sex, Flaubert, and being obsessed with obsessions.
Waterland, first published In England in 1983, established Graham Swift as one of the more original, elegant, and imaginatively fertile of the younger English writers. Patrick McGrath talks to him about his work in a cold house off the Fulham Road.
Authors Martin Amis and Patrick McGrath discuss Amis’s novel, Money, a black comedy set in New York and London, featuring the misadventures of a large and ugly filmmaker named John Self, a man “addicted to the 20th century.”
An anthropologist afflicted with malaria, an incestuous brother and sister, a story bound by blood, titled “Blood Disease,” by Patrick McGrath. This article is only available in print.
A profile of the writer Hillary Johnson on the publication of her first novel Physical Culture, the the subject of masochism, and the threat of intimacy. This article is only available in print.