In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kyle Lucia Wu, Jason Diamond on literary history, and more.
Tarot cards have played a significant role in a host of books over the years. The Literary Tarot, a new endeavor from Brink Literacy Project, puts a different spin on the relationship between the Tarot deck and the literary world. The contributors, including the likes of Kelly Link, Victor LaValle, and Kieron Gillen, paired specific books with specific cards, each one illustrating a deeper connection between the book’s themes and those of the card in question.
Afternoon Bites: Andri Snær Magnason Nonfiction, Lilly Dancyger, Charlie Jane Anders on Bookselling, Precious Okoyomon, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Andri Snær Magnason, a “Great Gatsby” musical, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Covering “The Great Gatsby,” David Leo Rice, “Black Futures” Reviewed, Mark Leyner, and More
In our afternoon reading: covers for “The Great Gatsby,” an interview with Mark Leyner, and more.
Morning Bites: Moor Mother and billy woods, Katja Perat’s Fiction, Nathan Salsburg, Leonora Carrington Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Moor Mother & billy woods’s new album, revisiting a surreal classic from Leonora Carrington, and more.
Morning Bites: Jordy Rosenberg Interviewed, Aimee Mann, Revisiting F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chris Campanioni, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jordy Rosenberg and Chris Campanioni, revisiting Aimee Mann’s music, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marlon James’s Latest, Lydia Kiesling, Jace Clayton’s Art, Translating Humor, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Marlon James and Lydia Kiesling, the challenges of translating humor, and more.
Morning Bites: Jesmyn Ward on “The Great Gatsby,” Sheila Heti Interviewed, William T. Vollmann, Rejected Book Covers, and More
In our morning reading: Jesmyn Ward revisited “The Great Gatsby,” interviews with Sheila Heti and William T. Vollmann, and more.