In our afternoon reading: talking science fiction with Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, thoughts on The Julie Ruin’s new album, new nonfiction from Victor LaValle, and much more.
Over the years, Dennis Cooper’s blog has become a go-to spot for those who appreciate challenging, bold, experimental literature. Cooper has frequently championed books on indie presses and literary work in small journals, using his own influence to point readers in the direction of other work that they might enjoy. (Many writers I know have been thrilled to have been included in lists of highlights from Cooper’s recent reading.) Over time, the site has gradually become a place where devotees […]
Afternoon Bites: Brian Evenson Interviewed, Mat Johnson Nonfiction, Dennis Cooper on Literary 2016, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Brian Evenson, new nonfiction from Mat Johnson and Ezra Glinter, and much more.
Morning Bites: Umberto Eco Remembered, Dennis Cooper, Terese Svoboda on Lola Ridge, Glenn Branca, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting Umberto Eco, new writing from Pilot Viruet and Margaret Eby, and more.
Morning Bites: Luc Sante Interviewed, Maggie Nelson, Dennis Cooper’s Best of 2015, Lincoln Michel, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Luc Sante and Jill Soloway, notes on recently-read books from Lincoln Michel and Mensah Demary, and more.
Morning Bites: Chinelo Okparanta Interviewed, Battles’ Latest, Rachel B. Glaser, Robert Kloss, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Chinelo Okparanta, Dennis Cooper, and Robert Kloss; notes on new music from Battles and Lana Del Rey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jim Shepard Interviewed, 90s TV Nostalgia, Alexandra Kleeman, Books Beneath the Bridge, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jim Shepard and Alexandra Kleeman, Maris Kreizman on 90s television and nostalgia, new writing from Lauren Elkin, Dennis Cooper’s favorite books of 2015 so far, and more.
Morning Bites: Wallace Shawn and André Gregory Interviewed, Osa Atoe, Talking “Saint Mazie,” Revisiting Dennis Cooper, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jami Attenberg and Wallace Shawn and André Gregory; checking in with Osa Atoe; indie comics economics; and more.