Talking César Aira at Hazlitt.
Nick Antosca discusses scary scenes from horror films.
Feel like reading an excerpt from Julia Elliott’s The Wilds?
Brooks Headley talked with Wondering Sound about punk drumming, making pastry, and his excellent new cookbook.
Jacob Silverman on Walter Isaacson, at Bookforum.
Here’s an excerpt from Wendi Harris Kaufman’s Helen on 86th Street.