In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Frances de Pontes Peebles’s new novel, exploring the music of Joe McPhee, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Edward St Aubyn On Screen, Myriam Gurba Interviewed, Hermione Hoby, Esperanza Spalding’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: a look at the adaptation of the Patrick Melrose novels, an interview with Myriam Gurba, and much more.
Tao Lin signs a deal, bringing Joseph Heller back from the dead, Harold Bloom talks, and much more.
At A.V. Club: After years of playing the same sad sack misanthrope we’ve all come to know and love, John Cusack will play Edgar Allan Poe. At Harpers: The most expensive BBQ ever. At Jacket Copy: 12 literary oddities available on Ebay. At Impose: Julia Holmes tells us what she’s read recently. At The Faster Times: Lincoln Michel weighs in on the NY Times love of white dudes issue. At HTMLGIANT: Jimmy Chen is on a roll. First it was […]
Who am I to take on Harold Bloom? Well, I am also an American Jew. My four grandparents were not murdered in the Shoah, but my Grandma Clara’s entire family back in a town called Potok Zloty near Lvov were, so I guess I have a right to speak on the Jewish question too. I’m sorry to say that the old lion has gone soft. This is a poor article, beneath the standards of the New York Times. (Lit Kicks) […]