In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jean Rhys’s books, Zadie Smith on Joan Didion, and more.
We’ll be taking the weekend off, with normal posting resuming on Monday.
Afternoon Bites: Gregory Crewdson, Edwidge Danticat Nonfiction, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Interviewed, Alex Gilvarry, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on photography, an interview with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and much more.
In our morning reading: talking with Jeff VanderMeer, reviews of books by Edwidge Danticat and Yuri Herrera, and more.
Morning Bites: PEN Literary Award Longlists, Edwidge Danticat, Seneca Village’s History, Recording John Fahey, and More
New writing from Edwidge Danticat, the PEN Literary Awards longlists, a journey into the history of NYC’s Seneca Village, and more.
Weekend Bites: W. Kamau Bell Interviewed, Life Without Buildings, Ashley Farmer, “Mount Terminus” Reviewed, and More
Daniel José Older’s incisive essay on race and publishing; a look at a reissued postpunk classic, talking with W. Kamau Bell, David Grand’s new novel gets a rave review, and more.
This morning: Jynne Dilling Martin’s Antarctic poetry, new music from Joel RL Phelps, Michelle Dean recommends books on writing, Edwidge Danticat talks with The Rumpus, and more.