In our morning reading: an interview with Isabel Yap, thoughts on literary biographies, and more.
Weekend Bites: Julien Baker Interviewed, Philip Roth, Joe Strummer Revisited, Rone Shavers, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Julien Baker and Rone Shavers, thoughts on the music of Joe Strummer, and more.
Afternoon Bites: David Stacton, Thee Oh Sees’ Hiatus, Lydia Lunch, Blake Bailey Interviewed, and More
This afternoon: Blake Bailey is interviewed, Mellow Pages Library gets a benefit publication, notes from 285 Kent’s last show, and more.
Damn It Feels Good To Be Blake Bailey
It isn’t awesome enough for Blake Bailey that W.W. Norton & Company has picked up “Philip Roth: The Biography,” but they also decided to throw him some cash for the opportunity to publish his own memoir. So that means while we have to wait “8 to 10 years” for Bailey to finish up his work on Roth, we can fill the gap by reading his forthcoming biography on Charles Jackson in 2013, and in 2014 read about the life and times of a biographer. You […]