Cover Photo: A photograph of an attic window in a house. The window is set against a brick wall and is covered with diagonal lattices. Above the window are the exposed wooden beams of the roof.
Photograph by Kieron Mannix/Unsplash

Every House Is a Haunted House

Everything present is made of the past—the cities we inhabit and the language we use and the clothes we wear and what they make us feel.

The Man Without Qualities


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Sandra Newman’s new novel The Men will come out from Grove Atlantic in 2022. Her previous novels are The Heavens (which was a New York Times Notable Book), The Country of Ice Cream Star, The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done, and Cake. She's also the author of four works of nonfiction, including How Not to Write a Novel (with Howard Mittelmark).