“Chicago” by Sufjan Stevens, Studs Terkel and a shouting “performance poet” show up in the trailer for The Day Carl Sandburg Died, which pemiers Monday, Sept. 24, at 10 p.m on PBS.
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
Morning Bites: Samovar reading, Literary tote bag fever, Attenberg’s year, Sandburg’s house, and more
I guess before winter comes that the cold winds have to rise. At least that’s what the Game of Thrones trailer leads me to believe. Ellen Ullman and Will Hermes read at the Russian Samovar tonight. Sadie Stein (who is reading at our Greatest 3-Minute Stories About the 90s event on Weds.) talks to the New York Times about tote bags. Remember that time when we talked about what your literary tote bag says about you? John Mayer reviews Jeffrey Eugenides. […]