In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Dan Sheehan’s new novel, interviews with Hanif Abdurraqib and Martin Riker, and more.
Morning Bites: Carmen Maria Machado Fiction, Michelle Tea, Porochista Khakpour’s Memoir, Revisiting Sherwood Anderson, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Carmen Maria Machado and Michelle Tea, thoughts on Porochista Khakpour’s memoir, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Hermione Hoby, new music from By the Grace of God, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Maggie Nelson, Carmen Maria Machado on Eggnog, Scott McClanahan Interviewed, duncan b. barlow, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Maggie Nelson and Scott McClanahan, new writing from Carmen Maria Machado, and more.
Morning Bites: Andrea Lawlor, Kevin Shields Interviewed, Marlon James’s Trilogy, duncan b. barlow Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Andrea Lawlor’s new novel, an update on Marlon James’s next project, and much more.
Earlier this year, I spent a week and a half traversing the Southwest and Midwest in book-tour mode with duncan b. barlow. This also meant that I got to hear him read nightly from his head-twisting novel The City, Awake, a surreal noir-tinged book abounding with doppelgangers, secret societies, and questions of memory and identity. (Also some of the most unsettling visions I’ve encountered in fiction in a while.) A couple of months later, we did a short interview about […]
Afternoon Bites: Jenny Zhang Interviewed, Justin Taylor, Folk Horror, duncan b. barlow Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Jenny Zhang, stories by Justin Taylor and duncan b. barlow, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samantha Irby Nonfiction, Leland Cheuk, Beth Ditto Interviewed, João Gilberto Noll, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Samantha Irby, interviews with Leland Cheuk and Beth Ditto, and more.