Debating Elena Ferrante, new writing from Jason Diamond on John Hughes, interviews with Roxane Gay and Dolan Morgan, new fiction from Lauren Oyler and Eric Raymond, and more.
Mac McCaughan covered Stiv Bators’s “It’s Cold Outside” for WPRB. featherproof’s Zach Dodson selected four stories for the Chicago Reader‘s fiction issue. “The similarities to American Psycho are obvious, if you replace a hyper-privileged insider eviscerating everything atop the social pyramid with congenial Nick Bray.” Sabra Embury on Eric Raymond’s Confessions From a Dark Wood. Flavorwire has a look inside the new Silent Barn. Bill Buford was interviewed by the Men in Blazers podcast about the legacy of his 1991 book Among the […]
Afternoon Bites: Inside “Smells Like Nirvana,” Kermit Oliver, Masha Gessen on Daylight Savings Time, and More
Eric Raymond’s Confessions From a Dark Wood is out now, and has blurbs from Sam Lipsyte and Blake Butler. So that’s promising. This Texas Monthly piece on artist Kermit Oliver is one of the best works of nonfiction you’ll read this year. Masha Gessen on daylight savings time in Russia. Christopher R. Weingarten uncovers the secret history of “Smells Like Nirvana.” The Fanzine talks with Eli Horowitz about The Silent History and his other projects. Jonathan Ames answers 21 questions for New York. At […]