In our Monday morning reading: an interview with Chloe Caldwell, new nonfiction from Paula Bomer and Aaron Lake Smith, thoughts on new music from Prince, and more.
Morning Bites: New Tim Hecker, Literary San Francisco, Carl Wilson Deluxe Edition, White Lung Returns, and More
Carl Wilson’s Celine Dion book gets a deluxe edition; new music from Tim Hecker and White Lung; Andrew Wylie talks with The New Republic; and more reading to start out your day.
Ann Powers looks at Spin‘s experiment in 140-character record reviews, and reverse-engineers two full-length reviews from it. Shades of Christopher Orr’s review of 21 based only on the preview… Molly Gaudry on work from Jeanne Winterson and Mary Ruefle. Irvine Welsh has written Skagboys, a prequel to Trainspotting. If you’re looking for an excellent reading in northern Brooklyn tomorrow, you have two outstanding options: Largehearted Boy’s tenth anniversary at WORD (with Emma Straub and Jennifer Gilmore) and the Caryn Rose/Rosie Schaap combo at Pete’s […]
At Bookforum, Ann Powers, Carl Wilson, and Daphne Carr discuss Simon Reynolds’s Retromania and the issues it raises. Tonight’s panel at McNally Jackson on zines and DIY culture gone digital sounds mightily interesting. Conversational Reading has a guide to interesting books set to be released in the months to come. Matt Fraction: interviewed about comics and metal. (“I bet Thor would go see Mastodon play live. And Clutch. Emma Frost would be a X-Ray Spex/new wave girl…”) The first installment […]