In our afternoon reading: a moving tribute to Daniel Johnston, Shelly Oria and Lilly Dancyger in conversation, and more.
Weekend Bites: Yoko Tawada, Hilton Als on James Baldwin, Mat Johnson Nonfiction, Jim Jarmusch, and More
In our weekend reading: talking with Yoko Tawada, Hilton Als on James Baldwin, thoughts on the new Stooges documentary, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kat Howard, an excerpt of Amy Rose Spiegel’s new book, thoughts on Rivka Galchen’s latest, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Chelsea Hodson and John Scalzi, the time Iggy Pop played an alien, talking Jawbreaker, and more.
Justin Taylor pens a “peer review” of Kevin Sampsell’s wonderful book, A Common Pornography. “Some of it’s funny, and some of it’s touching, and some of it’s sad–and a lot of it is two or more of these things at once–but I think what it really succeeds at doing is creating an atmosphere that encompasses all of those states without forcing the reader to choose one” Boston Globe reviews a new Gabriel García Márquez biography. Jersey Shore vs. Joshua Ferris: […]