What does the month of August have in store for us? In terms of books, the answer is “a lot.” From new works by longtime favorites of ours to unpredictable experimental books to newly translated titles, August has a whole lot to offer. Here’s a look at some of the titles that have caught our attention for the month to come.
Morning Bites: Tommy Ramone Remembered, Chicago Lit Mags, David Ohle Interviewed, Noah Baumbach, and More
Remembrances of the late Tommy Ramone, a look at great Chicago literary magazines, interviews with David Ohle and Aaron Burch, a look at Noah Baumbach’s early films, and more.
Morning Bites: Europe’s “Gatsby,” Questioning the Canon, Amtrak Residency, Joseph Riippi on “The Last Days of California,” and More
This morning: editing the literary canon, Philip Glass on children’s television, Joseph Riippi on Mary Miller’s latest, Amtrak literary residencies, and more.
Afternoon news for February 17, 2012 — including Christopher Hitchens, Rebecca Gates, David Ohle, and more.
Boons/The Camp by David Ohle Calamari Press, 100 p. David Ohle knows how to evoke the unsettling. Whether describing a subtly altered twentieth century or reviewing his childhood in New Orleans, his talent for quietly jarring imagery never flags.This volume collects two novellas, one that suggests the gender and geopolitics of the last century interwoven with Cronenbergian body horror, the other evoking economic exploitation with abundant, and bleak, comedy. Start with Boons, about a disgraced South American professor with an […]