In our morning reading: interviews with André Aciman and Mohsin Hamid, fiction by Rita Bullwinkel, and more.
Morning Bites: Frank O’Hara, Daniel José Older Interviewed, Tanwi Nandini Islam Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting a Frank O’Hara poem, new nonfiction by Tanwi Nandini Islam, thoughts on Amy Rose Spiegel’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Frank O’Hara, Karaoke Lit, A Cristina Henríquez Excerpt, Catherine Lacey Interviewed, and More
Thoughts on Frank O’Hara, Emily Gould on karaoke, an interview with Catherine Lacey, new projects afoot from Shellac and Jon Freeman, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Morrissey Reissued, Broken River Books, Marcel Schwob, Literary Food, and More
“Meanwhile, over with Moz on Wilde’s, detachment isn’t necessarily an insult; that doesn’t make the record a masterpiece, but it does make it one worth revisiting for Moz’s ample cult.” Marc Hogan on the reissued edition of Morrissey’s Kill Uncle. As fans of J. David Osborne’s novel Low Down Death Right Easy, the news that he’s starting Broken River Books, with “a focus on literary crime and neo-noir fiction,” is welcome indeed. Frank O’Hara or Buster Bluth? “If you read the […]
Afternoon Bites: Kathleen Hanna Interviewed, Barbara Bloom’s Art, Revisiting Eileen Myles’s “Chelsea Girls,” and More
On Frank O’Hara and Alfred Leslie’s lamp. Rachel Hurn recalls her first encounter with Eileen Myles’s Chelsea Girls. Kathleen Hanna talked with The Daily Beast. Paper has some zine recommendations for you… …which shares some points of reference with Hyperallergic’s piece on female adolescence. Barbara Bloom was interviewed about her exhibit at the Jewish Museum. Mary Ruefle’s “Lectures I Will Never Give” appears at The Rumpus. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
Afternoon Bites: Zadie Reads O’Hara, Fiona Sings Macca, Nike Sells and Sells, and more
It’s going to be unbearably hot this week. Can someone farther downtown get us an ice cream sandwich? They’re not businessmen; they’re a business, man. A great essay on punk skaters and Nike’s insidious strategy for selling to them. Zadie Smith reads Frank O’Hara’s “Animals,” and we swoon. Fiona Apple covered Paul McCartney on Jimmy Fallon’s show last night, and at least one Vol. 1 editor freaked out. An architecturally inspired tanning booth begets an article in LA Weekly that […]