“I Was Brought Up On Books About Magic”: An Interview With Lydia Millet

Though the specifics vary from novel to novel, Lydia Millet‘s fiction is consistently wide-ranging in its scope and thought-provoking in its details. She’s critiqued the foibles of American society, explored the psychology of unconventional characters, and charted the unexpected ways that history can influence the present. Her latest novel, Sweet Lamb of Heaven, evades easy categorization: it’s about Anna, a young woman fleeing Ned, her amoral politician husband, along with their child; it’s about the group of fellow outsiders with […]

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