Writer László Krasznahorkai talks to Guernica magazine about terror in fiction, the aesthetic of the long sentence, his love of contemporary music, and collaborating with Allen Ginsberg. Read our review of his most recent novel here.
Bob Dylan and Toni Morrison will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Greil Marcus talks to the LA Review of Books about the three Jewish families of Montgomery, Alabama: The Weils, the Greils and the Schlemiels.
Arab-Israeli actress Hiam Abbass has been named to the Cannes Film Festival jury.