Monthly Archives: July 2011

Megan Abbott Interviewed by Sara Gran

Megan Abbott’s highly-praised novel The End of Everything, which Gillian Flynn calls “a freight train of a mystery…bold, unnerving, poignant, and full of yearning,” is in bookstores now. Here, we present an interview between Sara Gran, author of Dope and Come Closer, and Megan, “one of the most exciting and original voices of her generation” (Laura Lippman). Sara: The End […]

Turn, turn, turn

Publishing has its seasons, marked by catalogs and sales conferences and holiday tie-ins, and less predictably by the coming and going of the people behind the scenes.  Today, when the calendar and thermometer leave no doubt that we are in the dead middle of summer, I feel a tinge of autumnal melancholy as I say […]

You Will Have to Know Life

Today we’re celebrating the publication of Megan Abbott’s acclaimed novel The End of Everything, which takes place over the course of a summer in the suburbs, where a teenage girl goes missing.  Here Megan writes about her own childhood in the suburbs, and how that has inspired her work.  I have always been drawn to […]