David Leavitt

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This summer I will be teaching in the Disquiet International Literary Program in Lisbon from June 23rd (my birthday) to July 8th.

My essay on novels set in Lisbon has just been published in Book Post.

My essay “The First Cup of Coffee” appears in the new issue of L’Uomo Vogue.

My story “The David Party” has been published in Washington Square Review.

An interview with me in my capacity as editor of Subtropics.

Delfina Vezzoli, a beloved friend and the translator of all but two of my books into Italian, passed away in November 2017. I wrote this piece for her memorial service.

An interview with me in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica.

Yes, that really is me on the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens, talking about Alan Turing and Srinivasa Ramanujan. You can watch the episode here.

Look what Hannah’s mother has on her bedside table!

My essay “Turing and the Paranormal” appears in The Turing Guide, just published by Oxford University Press.

One of them is Martin Baumann; or, A Sure Thing.

Bloomsbury has published a new edition of this book with a beautiful new cover.

My interview in the New York Times Book Review’s “By the Book” series appears in the June 29th, 2014 issue.

I am one of Bob Mould’s favorite writers!

Codebreaker, the Channel 4 documentary about Alan Turing in which I am featured, is now available on DVD.

My review of Christopher Castellani’s Leading Men has been published in The New York Times Book Review.

My story “The David Party” was selected by Sheila Heti for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best American Nonrequired Reading.

My Italian publisher, SEM Libri, has brought out new editions of The Indian Clerk, Equal Affections, and A Place I’ve Never Been.

An interview with me in the Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera.

An essay I’ve written on Caravaggio appears in the September 2017 issue of Vogue Italia. Read it here in English and here in Italian.

My review of Julia Glass’ A House Among the Trees appears in the August 13th, 2017 issue.

My essay on Larry Kramer’s The American People has been published in The New Yorker’s Page Turner blog.

writes about The Man Who Knew Too Much on Hatrack.com.

An interview with me appears in the March 2014 issue of the Italian magazine Outsider.

What is your favorite National Book Critics’ Circle Award Finalist?

I talk about the Turing Problem with James Gleick and Janna Levin on NPR’s RadioLab.

I talk about Alan Turing’s centenary with Ira Flatow on NPR’s Science Friday.

I talk to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn DOMA.

I talk to Rob Trucks about turning fifty on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

Irene Keliher interviews me for Gulf Coast.