Ian McEwan has some things to say about the novella. The Millions on Midwestern lit. Adam Kirsch on Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins. Roxane Gay guest-edited the fiction in this month’s Guernica. Benedict Cumberbatch as Brian Epstein? New fiction from Nick Ostdick at Corium. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Might we direct your attention to “The Price of Revelation,” in which Roxane Gay examines the case of Marie Calloway? (Justin Taylor makes an interesting point in the comments as well.) Alina Simone on the Cold War, and what followed. Brian Joseph Davis on the print edition of his The Consumed Guide (of which we ran an excerpt) and Jello Biafra. Matthew Simmons on black metal, Google, and Canada. Ace pop-culture reference of the week: Jody Rosen works On Chesil Beach into […]