In our afternoon reading: a review of Marissa Nadler’s new album, new writing by Randa Jarrar and David James Keaton, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Jos Charles and Katharine Kilalea, Dennis Cooper on filmmaking, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Noveller, Selena Chambers Interviewed, Madison Smartt Bell’s Playlist, Molasses Books, and More
In our afternoon reading: music recommendations from Noveller, interviews with Selena Chambers and David James Keaton, and more.
In The Last Projector, the new novel from David James Keaton, is an epic evocation of bygone decades and secret histories. In an interview with Monkeybicycle, Keaton noted that the novel “takes place in my fantasy version of the ‘80s, right around 1982-‘83 (sort of a post-modern riffing on what we think of it now), when Carpenter’s The Thing came out and was unfairly overshadowed by that freaky finger-banging, sugar junky E.T.” Patrick Wensink has compared Keaton’s novel to “Harry Crews’ […]
Whether your taste in books runs towards pastoral meditations on uniquely American themes or surreal stories of bizarre crimes, October will have plenty to offer. Writers reveal stories of favorite bars and beloved tattoos; cult authors return with shifts in style; and first books leave a significant mark. The weather’s getting colder; thankfully, there’s plenty on this list to go along with the seasonal beverage and sweater of your choice.