In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Henry Hoke, an interview with Adrian Tomine, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kaitlyn Greenidge Nonfiction, Elastica Revisited, John Ashbery Remembered, Sophfronia Scott, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Kaitlyn Greenidge and Luc Sante, thoughts on Elastica’s debut, and more.
Morning Bites: Sofia Samatar, Sheila Heti Interviewed, Porochista Khakpour on Han Kang’s Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Sofia Samatar’s forthcoming novel, an interview with Sheila Heti, revisiting the 1985 Chicago Bears, and more.
Morning Bites: Sleater-Kinney, Joe Casey on Bob Seger, Iain Sinclair Interviewed, and More
Checking in with Sleater-Kinney, new writing from Alanna McArdle, an interview with Iain Sinclair, musical picks from Come Here Often? contributors, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Scott Cheshire on Plotlessness, Patricia Lockwood Interviewed, “A Young Doctor’s Notebook,” Books About Space, and More
New writing from Scott Cheshire, interviews with Patricia Lockwood and Catherine Lacey, new music from Dustin Wong and Takako Minekawa, books about space, and much more.
Review: “American Smoke,” Iain Sinclair’s History of the Beat Generation
American Smoke: Journey to the End of the Light by Iain Sinclair Faber & Faber, 320 pages Iain Sinclair is a psychographer, a term he eschews, but reading his work is an experience that goes beyond the implications of that word. In American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light, Sinclair follows the footsteps, sometimes real and sometimes imagined, of great counterculture figures of the Beat Generation such as William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Charles Olson, Malcom Lowry, Allen […]
Afternoon Bites: Jen Doll Interviewed, Eileen Myles Poetry, Silkworm Reissued, Valeria Luiselli, and More
Poems from Eileen Myles, talking weddings with Jen Doll, notes on the Silkworm reissue, thoughts on Ivan Vladislavić and literary curmudgeons, and more.