In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Rumaan Alam and Sam Pink, an interview with Brooks Headley, and more.
Weekend Bites: Alexander Chee Interviewed Michaelangelo Signorile, Sofia Samtar on Can Xue, Chelsea Hodson, Superiority Burger Opens, and More
In our weekend reading: Alexander Chee interviewed Michaelangelo Signorile, Brandon Hobson interviewed Chelsea Hodson, Superiority Burger opens, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Marlon James on Leaving Jamaica, Paul Beatty, The Genre Wars, Bill Buford on Brooks Headley,and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on Paul Beatty, new writing from Marlon James and Bijan Stephen, Lincoln Michel on the genre wars, and more.
Brooks Headley: excellent pastry chef, excellent drummer. I interviewed him earlier this month about his terrific new cookbook, Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts. Now, there’s a book trailer for it, in which Ian Svenonius hosts one of the more surreal talk shows I’ve ever seen. The Eric Wareheim-directed trailer for Headley’s book can be seen below.
Afternoon Bites: Discussing César Aira, Nick Antosca on Horror Films, Brooks Headley Interviewed, Julia Elliott, and More
A look at César Aira’s literary inspiration, discussing food and punk drumming with Brooks Headley, Alexis Coe was interviewed by Karen Abbott, Nick Antosca on horror films, and more.
Morning Bites: A Laurie Penny Excerpt, Stanislaw Lem, Brooks Headley Interviewed, Janet Malcolm Revisited, and More
An excerpt from Laurie Penny, new writing from Meredith Graves, interviews with Brooks Headley and Sarah Lipstate, the National Book Awards longlists for YA and poetry, and more.
Porochista Khakpour talked with Adult, Paula Bomer’s collection is reviewed, new music from Publicist UK, notes on reading in bars, recommended American writers, and more.