Weekend Bites:Thomas Pynchon Speculation, Zosia Mamet, Heroin Stories, Tao Lin, And More

Thomas Pynchon has a new book coming out called The Bleeding Edge. When will it come out? Nobody knows except T. Pynchon (and maybe his editor and the marketing people at Penguin Press).

In other Pynchon news: Pynchon and Paul Thomas Anderson might be working together in the near future. Anybody else see an uncredited shot of the reclusive author’s face showing up somewhere in the film?

Zosia Mamet is profiled by Taffy Brodesser-Akner in this week’s New York Times Magazine.

Tao Lin talks with Giancarlo DiTrapano at Vice.

Another fantastic essay by Chloe Caldwell at Salon. You can also read her Sunday Story from 2011.

Sari Botton talks with Marco Roth at The Rumpus.

Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop gets profiled by Brooklyn Based.

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