Vol.1 Brooklyn’s January 2017 Book Preview

It’s a new year, and with that new year comes a host of new books. From fiction that might shed a light on ongoing political debates to incisive essays between the relationship between creativity and commerce, there’s something for nearly everyone on our list of books that have gotten our attention for this month. And it’s very likely that you’ll see some of these names pop up again on our anticipated books lists in the year to come–no less that four […]

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Afternoon Bites: Gary Lutz in Brooklyn, Vampire Weekend, New from Nouvella, Chris Eaton, and More

“‘Don’t Lie’ zeroes in on an unbearable pressure to get the best possible experience out of life, but that’s a subjective thing. You only live once, sure, but you can’t live every life.” Matthew Perpetua makes the case for the latest from Vampire Weekend. We await the inevitable Life After Life/Modern Vampires think-piece. Artforum at the Frieze Art Fair. Chris Eaton on hockey, fiction, and his new novel Chris Eaton: A Biography. Derek Palacio’s How to Shake the Other Man is coming soon via Nouvella. […]

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Afternoon Bites: Gary Lutz, Charles Bock, Chicago Books, and more

Charles Bock is starting his own writing workshop, to begin in March. At The L Magazine, Mark Asch chats with Gary Lutz. Susan Tepper interviews Bradford Morrow Numerous music writers told The Awl the song they’d listened to the most in the preceding year. CBS Chicago provides a “Best New Chicago Books” list, and a number of Vol.1 favorites are on it. Vouched is running a contest with chapbooks from xTx and Frank Hinton as prizes. Brandon Graham discusses his creative […]

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