In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Fatimah Asghar and Jeff Jackson, an interview with Nicole Chung, and more.
Morning Bites: Jennifer Egan, Chelsea Martin Interviewed, Upper Wilds, Scott McClanahan’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Jennifer Egan and Scott McClanahan, new writing from Rahawa Haile, and more.
The first time I ever saw Dan Friel play music was in Parts & Labor, the gloriously urgent noise-rock group of which he was a founding member. (“Fractured Skies,” from their 2007 album Mapmaker, sits very high on my list of great side one/track ones.) Since Parts & Labor’s final show in early 2012, Friel has released two solo LPs on Thrill Jockey, moved from north Brooklyn to Park Slope, and become a father. One can find the thematic influence […]
Morning Bites: Gregory Pardlo, “The Strangest” Excerpt, Kate Christensen Interviewed, Lindsay Hunter Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Gregory Pardlo, new writing from Lindsay Hunter and Alexander Chee, an excerpt from Michael J. Seidlinger’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting Henry James, Lauren Holmes Interviewed, Drake and James Turrell, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: Jason Diamond on Henry James and literary rituals, Bijan Stephen on Black Lives Matter and social media, new writing from Alexander Chee, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Richard Hell’s Latest, “Gold Fame Citrus,” Heather O’Neill Fiction, Dan Friel, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on books by Richard Hell and Claire Vaye Watkins, new Dan Friel music, an interview with Kim Leine, and more.