Checking in with J Mascis, Ben Lerner and Ariana Reines in conversation, Jason Diamond on writers’ marriages, Merritt Tierce interviewed, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Hari Kunzru on Ben Lerner, Emily St. John Mandel, IKEA Horror Fiction, Carl Wilson on Ty Segall, and More
Ben Lerner’s latest is reviewed by Hari Kunzru, talking dystopia with Emily St. John Mandel, the musical influence of Scott Miller, Elizabeth Ellen interviews Aaron Burch, and more.
Morning Bites: Merritt Tierce Interviewed, “10:04” Reviewed, Matthea Harvey, David Lynch Art Show, and More
Talking with Merritt Tierce, David Lynch gets a museum show, Ben Lerner’s new book is reviewed, Mary Gordon has made a playlist, notes on albums from Willie Nelson and Moon Duo, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s September Books Preview
From work by acclaimed poets to novels tracing the collapse of civilization to unlikely studies of history, September will bring a host of highly-anticipated books. In a new monthly feature, we’re previewing some of the books we’re most excited about, including work from Saeed Jones, Emily St. John Mandel, Michael Robbins, Merritt Tierce, John Darnielle, Eimear McBride, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Poems from Saeed Jones, Ben Lerner’s Nightstand, Stillman on Hitchcock, Book Tours Circa Now, and More
Five poems by Saeed Jones, talking with Ben Lerner, Kevin Sampsell breaks down the economy of writing, Whit Stillman talks Hitchcock, the current state of book tours, ten NYC writers you should be reading, and more.
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Afternoon Bites: Louise Glück, Ben Lerner, Nina McConigley Interviewed, New Wendy C. Ortiz Writing, The Gotobeds, and More
Poetry from Louise Glück, a profile of Ben Lerner, new writing from Brian Evenson and Wendy C. Ortiz, interviews with Shane Jones and Nina McConigley, and more.
Occasional Literary Magazine Reviews: Frieze
Title: frieze contemporary art & culture No. 156 June, July, August 2013 Theme: The Fiction Issue Featured Names on the Cover: Gregory Sholette & Christopher Darling; Ben Lerner, Katie Kitamura, Omer Fast, Lynne Tillman What: This is an art magazine. This is the first time I’ve ever seen this magazine. I picked up because of the graphic novel cover and the words “The Fiction Issue.”
Indexing: Anticipating the Brooklyn Book Festival, Listening to Gates & Wimps, Reading Proust, Isaiah Berlin, Hipster Christianity, and More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.