In our weekend reading: why you should be reading Jean de La Ville de Mirmont, new writing from Soraya Roberts and Angela Woodward, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Leanne Shapton, Aspen Words Literary Prize, Ben Lerner’s Latest, Dead Moon Book, and More
In our afternoon reading: a visit to Leanne Shapton’s studio, a tour of Greenwood Cemetery, and much more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Carmen Maria Machado, a look at Dead Moon’s legacy, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Louise Erdrich, Revisiting Susan Sontag, Gabrielle Bell’s Dog Comics, Pharoah Sanders Reissues, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Louise Erdrich’s new novel and Susan Sontag’s short stories, new nonfiction by Leslie Jamison, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Joshua Cohen, Scott Esposito’s Playlist, Bushwick Open Studios, A Dead Moon Book, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Joshua Cohen, a playlist from Scott Esposito, a book about Dead Moon, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Jami Attenberg and Maggie Nelson, notes on crowdfunding, and more.
Afternoon Bites: A David Shrigley Mascot, Rahawa Haile, New Luc Sante Writing, Dead Moon Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: David Shrigley designed a soccer mascot, new nonfiction from Luc Sante, news of forthcoming books from Melissa Broder and Chloe Caldwell, an interview with Dead Moon, and more.
The last real mixtape I ever received was titled “It’s O.K.” I say real, because people don’t make actual mixtapes anymore; they make Spotify playlists or send their friends bundles of MP3s, and might name the folder ‘Mixtape’ for sentimental or ironic reasons. The cassette, for the most part, is a dead format, but the mix lives on in a less personal way than it did when we were faced with listening to the songs we wanted on the tape […]