In our morning reading: thoughts on a novel by Hiro Arikawa, interviews with Ed Brubaker and Saladin Ahmed, and more.
In our morning reading: the upcoming On Immunity marathon reading, literary B-sides, delving into Noah Baumbach’s films, a report from AWP, and more.
Morning Bites: Blake Butler on Javier Marías, St. Mark’s Bookshop’s New Digs, Mirah Interviewed, Crime Comics, and More
Blake Butler discusses a Javier Marías novel, literary criticism meets clickbait, a conversation with Mirah, St. Mark’s Bookshop has found a new space, and more.
Lately, I’ve been craving good science fiction. This isn’t an impulse born from discontent or dissatisfaction: I’ve also been reading a lot of good science fiction. Maybe it’s due to having heard Warren Ellis speak last week; Ellis’s work often inspires me to seek out interesting speculative fiction and reminds me of the ways that our world can evoke the uncanny.
Indexing: Turing Machine, John McPhee’s “The Pine Barrens,” Revisiting Coleridge, Andrés Neuman, and More
Items of interest from Vol. 1 contributors.