In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kat Howard, an excerpt of Amy Rose Spiegel’s new book, thoughts on Rivka Galchen’s latest, and more.
This week? Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines, Stephanie LaCava’s An Extraordinary Theory of Objects, and Aaron Gilbreath’s A Secondary Landscape all take us to different places, even as they also explore inner geographies.
Posted by Tobias Carroll This is the second of two lists of the books I read this year that I most enjoyed. Here, the focus is on older books that I first encountered this year; strangely, the focus here is much more on fiction than on my other list, and I’m a little uneasy that this list is far more dude-heavy than its counterpart. I wasn’t entirely sure where to fit Michael Kimball’s Us, an older novel revised for its […]
Each week, Vol. 1 editors band together as one to discuss their week among literature and the written word. This is the place to hear about all the best that they’ve thumbed through, bookmarked, lauded, and consumed in the last seven days. This is where “praise” hits the blogosphere bong and becomes “high praise”. This, dear reader, is Indexing. Tobias Carroll I made my way to Los Angeles last week for the Experience Music Project’s Pop Conference, this year held […]