On self-improvement literature and Sally Rooney
On politics and the American novel in 2021
On what we seek in novels and how Jeff Bezos became a literary critic
Wall Street’s trash is fiction’s gold, w/ cameos from Wittgenstein and Marie NDiaye
On bitcoin, DeLillo, and a new vision for the systems novel
If human agency is at the center of climate change, then is *every* novel a climate novel?
An American perspective on a German wartime debate
+ a little bit about my next book, The Visitors (June 2022)
Bankers, Eminem, and almost happy endings: Adam Wilson stops by to discuss his novel Sensation Machines
From a lecture delivered at Humboldt University
Facebook’s metaverse v. the so-called “meatverse”
How tulips hacked markets, plus a financial reading of romance in Eileen Chang.