In our afternoon reading: an interview with Nick Harkaway, book recommendations from Ross Gay, fiction by Helen McClory, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kiese Laymon, Helen McClory Fiction, Revisiting “Nancy,” Weird Crime Novels, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Kiese Laymon’s new book, exploring weird crime fiction, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Alyson Hagy, Dubravka Ugrešić Interviewed, Margo Jefferson, Helen McClory Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Alyson Hagy’s new novel, interviews with Margo Jefferson and Rebecca Traister, and more.
In our morning reading: fiction by Daryl Gregory and Helen McClory, an interview with Sarah Ruhl, and more.
The Leonard Cohen Waltzing Society for Half-drunk Fuckwits by Helen McClory Of course there was music playing the moment we all died. I mean, statistically, somewhere in the world millions of people must have been playing or listening to music, singing or humming under their breath, screaming out lyrics into a packed barn in a field in Denmark. It just has to be true. All those songs at once, discordant, terrible, rising and falling and knotting together and stuck with […]
In our afternoon reading: fiction by Ling Ma, nonfiction by Jess Arndt, thoughts on Lynne Tillman’s new novel, and more.
Are we in the midst of a full-blown Jeff Goldblum renaissance? It sure looks like it–from Goldblum himself prominently featured in Thor: Ragnarok to Dominic West channeling Jurassic Park-era Goldblum in The Square. To say nothing of the rise of Goldblum-centric memes all over the internet.
Afternoon Bites: Richard Lloyd Parry Excerpted, D. Foy, Helen McClory Fiction, Chris Abani Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Richard Lloyd Parry, fiction by Helen McClory, and much more.