I received an advance copy of Jade Sharma’s Problems, due out from Emily Books, one of the first titles released since their recent partnership with Coffee House Press. I finished Problems on the train, the book’s popping prose totally in line with the how it feels to be underground in New York City – a rush of light before darkness, a blur of movement. Unsettling, aware, self-conscious, vivid, honest, gorgeous – Problems does it all, all while eschewing traditional expectations […]
Morning Bites: Jim Harrison Remembered, Porochista Khakpour, Paula Mejia on Modest Mouse, Emily Gould, and More
In our morning reading: a remembrance of Jim Harrison, conversations with Porochista Khakpour and Emily Gould, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Emily Gould Talks Chris Kraus, Guernica Gala, Alex Mar Interviewed, Charles Beaumont, and More
In our afternoon reading: Emily Gould on Chris Kraus, an interview with Alex Mar, book recommendations from Michael Schaub, and more.
Morning Bites: Jami Attenberg Interviewed, Sarah Gerard on Notebooks, Ali Smith, Will Sheff on Bill Fay, and More
In our morning reading: Jami Attenberg talked with Judy Blume and Emily Gould; new writing from Sarah Gerard and Michele Filgate; notes on a Mountain Goats show; and more.
In our Wednesday afternoon reading: new writing from Toni Morrison, an interview with Nick Kroll, a playlist from Nicole Haroutunian, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Kiese Laymon on Paul Beatty, Indie Bookstores, Sally Timms Interviews Kim Gordon, Queequeg Fanfiction, and More
In our Friday afternoon reading: Kiese Laymon on the new novel from Paul Beatty, Michele Filgate on the state of indie bookstores, Sally Timms interviews Kim Gordon, new poetry from Natalie Eilbert, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Mary Gaitskill, friendship in fiction, new work by Grant Morrison, an interview with Kevin Young, and more.
In our weekend reading: Jeff VanderMeer and Laura van den Berg discuss Florida; a look at the new collection of author interviews from BOMB, Emily Gould looks at literary 2015, and more.