In “Coventry,” Rachel Cusk draws a connection between politeness and narrative death, rudeness and tragedy, storytelling and war.
Rachel Cusk talks to Heidi Julavits about the “trench” she digs between herself and representations of herself, in both memoir and “autofiction.”
A profile of feminist author–memoirist, novelist–Rachel Cusk, and the many contradictions contained within her, and her writing.
Rachel Cusk explores the complicated question of politeness from various angles — from Brexit and the Trump presidency to airport security checks and in-store shopping etiquette. But she also dives deep into the fundamental difficulty of separating honesty from being plain rude.
In The New York Times Magazine, Rachel Cusk meditates on the ways our homes are simultaneously the places we live, and set pieces that we art-direct.