In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Dave Haslam’s memoir, new nonfiction by Mairead Case, the VIDA Count for 2017, and more.
Morning Bites: Djuna Barnes on Film, Sarah McCarry, “Decline of Western Civilization” Revisited, Jerry Stahl’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: adapting Djuna Barnes for film, thoughts on new books by Jerry Stahl and Jim Shepard, an excerpt from Sarah McCarry’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Djuna Barnes at the Brooklyn Museum, Steve Erickson on the Oscars, Warren Ellis on Geoff Dyer on Andrei Tarkovsky, and more
Afternoon Links for Februrary 14, 2012, featuring Djuna Barnes, Geoff Dyer, Steve Erickson, and more.
Indexing: How much Wodehouse can you take(?), Cannery Row, Lispector, L.A. Review of Books podcast, and much more
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors. Tobias Carroll We’ve got two weeks of reading here. This….might take a while. Though it’s a strange cosmic joke that I made my way through the 850-page novel on the list to follow faster than nearly everything else on it.