In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Tochi Onyebuchi’s forthcoming novel, thoughts on Elizabeth Taylor’s fiction, and more.
Morning Bites: Leigh Stein Interviewed, Teju Cole, Neil Gaiman on Mary Shelley, Mark Twain vs. German, and More
Interviews with Leigh Stein and Teju Cole, news of a new Sleater-Kinney album, Neil Gaiman on Mary Shelley, and much more in this morning’s reading.
Morning Bites: John Sinclair, Bolaño Poetry, Hanging at the Armory, and More
John Sinclair (above, middle) is interviewed at The Rumpus. Sixteen poems by Roberto Bolaño. Jon Cotner and Claire Hamilton spend four hours at the Armory. Deb Olin Unferth on the Bat Segundo Show. The BBC takes a look at Elizabeth Taylor’s life in film. A Weimar-era German “rail zeppelin” over at Boing Boing.