Fictions Inc.: The Corporation in Postmodern Fiction, Film, and Popular Culture, by Ralph Clare (Rutgers University Press, 2014). Fictions Inc. explores how depictions of the corporation in American literature, film, and popular culture have changed over time. Beginning with perhaps the most famous depiction of a corporation—Frank Norris’s The Octopus—Ralph Clare traces this figure as, Read More

Laura Miller interviews Richard Powers for the July 23, 1998, issue of Salon, after the publication of Gain, “on cancer, corporations, the blankness of the Midwest and the elusive art of seducing readers.”

This interview by Michael Tortorello, called “Richard Powers: Industrial Evolution,” appeared in Rain Taxi Review of Books, Vol. 3 No. 2, Summer 1998 (#10).  In it he discussed Gain.

Richard Powers is interviewed by Sven Birkerts for BOMB magazine after the publication of Gain.  BOMB 64/Summer 1998.