Author Spotlight

Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott is the Edgar Award–winning author of eight novels, including Dare Me, The Fever, and the best-selling You Will Know Me. She is a staff writer on HBO’s The Deuce. Her next novel, Give Me Your Hand, comes out in July 2018.

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The Virgin Suicides: “They Hadn’t Heard Us Calling”
The Virgin Suicides: “They Hadn’t Heard Us Calling”

Sofia Coppola lets us behind closed doors in ways that are beyond the imagining of the novel’s boy narrators.

By Megan Abbott

On Film / Essays
Apr 18, 2018
Picnic at Hanging Rock: What We See and What We Seem
Picnic at Hanging Rock: What We See and What We Seem

Peter Weir’s sun-dappled, sexually charged nightmare about a disappearance in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Australia still unnerves due to its radical lack of resolution.

By Megan Abbott

On Film / Essays
Jun 20, 2014