In our weekend reading: thoughts on Björk’s new album, a pair of year-end book lists, and much more.
Morning Bites: Heidi Julavits, Catherynne M. Valente on the Hugo Awards, Lightning Bolt Interviewed, and More
In our Friday morning reading: notes on Heidi Julavits’s new book, interviews with Lightning Bolt and Cal Morgan, Catherynne M. Valente on books and language and politics, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon and Elissa Schappell, Emily Books Fundraiser, Björk at MoMA, Colleen Green’s Latest, and More
In this morning’s reading: Kim Gordon and Elissa Schappell in conversation, thoughts on the Björk exhibit at MoMA, Emily Books launches a fundraising campaign, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Mary Gaitskill, friendship in fiction, new work by Grant Morrison, an interview with Kevin Young, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chelsea Hodson and Juliet Escoria, Björk’s Latest, Sufjan Stevens and Rodeo, Rosie Schaap on New Orleans, and More
In our afternoon reading: Chelsea Hodson and Juliet Escoria in conversation, notes on the new Björk album, Sarah Gerard on the latest from Nell Zink, Rosie Schaap on Sazeracs, and more.
In our morning reading: a happy birthday to Derek Walcott, an interview with Björk, Amelia Gray on music videos, a playlist from Robert Repino, and more.
Morning Bites: Joan of Arc’s birthday, Kate Christensen’s pork dumplings, Björk in New York, Hitchens’ last, and more
Syd Barrett, Carl Sandburg, and Joan of Arc were all born on this day. Kate Christensen’s recipe for pork dumplings with scallion-ginger sauce. Vanity Fair runs Christopher Hitchens’ final column, “Charles Dickens Inner Child.” New fiction by J.E. Reich up at fwriction. (Then check out Reich’s Sunda Story.) Björk is going to be hanging out in New York quite a bit. 3 words: Ancient British porn. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com
Posted by Jason Diamond I’m not going to be doing anything fun for the 24 hours after sundown. Just sitting around, fasting, and feeling shitty about everything I’ve done in the last year. At least I’ll have music. I won’t have “Flétta,” the stunning duet between Antony and Bjork that was up on Stereogum yesterday, because the song wasn’t officially supposed to go up; and what isn’t supposed to go up, must come down. This was my first encounter with […]