In our afternoon reading: interviews with Eleanor Kriseman and Speedy Ortiz, thoughts on a film adaptation of Haruki Murakami, and more.
Floridian Literature, Liminal Spaces, and Absent Places: A Conversation with Eleanor Kriseman and Laura van den Berg
Eleanor Kriseman’s new novel The Blurry Years traces the coming of age of a young woman named Callie as she travels across the country and comes to understand herself. Laura van den Berg’s new novel The Third Hotel centers around Clare, who discovers her apparently dead husband walking around while visiting Havana for a film festival. These novels share a detailed approach to place; they also utilize absence in fascinating ways. I talked with both writers over the course of […]
Morning Bites: Eleanor Kriseman, Roy Scranton Nonfiction, James Bridle Interviewed, Midori Takada, and More
In our morning reading: a reading from Eleanor Kriseman, new writing by Roy Scranton, and much more.
Morning Bites: Garth Greenwell on Music, Emily Schultz, Kevin Young Poetry, Brian Evenson Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: musical recommendations from Garth Greenwell, interviews with John D’Agata and Brian Evenson, poetry from Kevin Young, and much more.
Morning Bites: Sofia Samatar’s Interviews, Kate Beaton, “Rid of Me” Oral History, Positive No’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: a pair of essential interviews by Sofia Samatar, an interview with Kate Beaton, new writing from Eleanor Kriseman and Naomi Skwarna, and more.
Morning Bites: Ottessa Moshfegh, Stephen King’s Corgi, Mairead Case Nonfiction, Terry Riley Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Sarah Gerard interviewed Ottessa Moshfegh, Geeta Dayal interviewed Terry Riley, new writing from Mairead Case and Eleanor Kriseman, and more.
In our Monday morning reading: talking books with Nell Zink, Greil Marcus on Viv Albertine’s memoir, The Millions previews literary 2015, fiction from Lincoln Michel, and more.