In our morning reading: thoughts on the fiction of Randall Kenan, an interview with Elisa Gabbert, and more.
Weekend Bites: Binyavanga Wainaina Remembered, Peter Kispert, Amina Cain’s Playlist, Michael Zapata, and More
In our weekend reading: a remembrance of Binyavanga Wainaina, a playlist from Amina Cain, and more.
Weekend Bites: Johannes Anyuru, Horror Fiction’s History, Chuck Palahniuk, Gibby Haynes Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on a newly-translated novel by Johannes Anyuru, exploring the histories of horror fiction and thrash metal, and more.
Morning Bites: Hanif Abdurraqib, Leonora Carrington Museum, Nick Antosca Fiction, Chuck Palahniuk, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Hanif Abdurraqib and Nick Antosca, visiting the Leonora Carrington Museum, and more.
Weekend Bites: Brix Smith Start’s Memoir, SAVAK’s Playlist, Lisa McInerney, Drive Like Jehu, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Brix Smith Start’s memoir of her time in The Fall, a playlist from SAVAK, books made for weekend reading, and more.
Afternoon Bites: New Zadie Smith Fiction, Ursula K. Le Guin, Michaelangelo Matos Interviewed, John Freeman on Tomas Tranströmer, and More
In our afternoon reading: new fiction from Zadie Smith; interviews with Terese Svodoba, Chuck Palahniuk, and Tomas Tranströmer; news of a new Yo La Tengo album; and more.
Notes on the continued relevance of Ellen Willis, interviews with Sheila Heti and Chuck Palahniuk, a look at the music of Tim and Mike Kinsella, and more.
Morning Bites: Richard Hell, Bram Stoker’s diary, Blake Butler on the radio, old soccer balls, and more
Richard Hell’s memoir is acquired by Ecco. It will be titled I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp. You know somebody at Ecco is slapping themselves and saying, “Why couldn’t he have just called it “Some (Other) Kids” or something like that?” (Thanks Bryan Waterman for the tip.) The private journals of Bram Stoker have been found. I guess you can call them The Real Vampire Diaries. Blake Butler talks about insomnia on the Brian Lehrer show. A more […]