In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Meghan Tifft’s new novel, an interview with Alex Segura, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Edan Lepucki, Blake Butler’s Summer Reading, New Eleni Sikelianos Writing, Bruce Sterling, and More
Interviews with Tommy Pico, Karl Ove Knausgård, and Daniel Mendelsohn; recommended reading from Blake Butler; new writing from Bruce Sterline and Edan Lepucki, and more.
Between now and when the flowers start growing, the trees beging greening, and the animals start mating, we’ve got a bunch of events going on. There will be a few more announced coming up, but in the meantime, we figured we should mention these. Also, as usual, all events are free.
Morning Bites: Joan of Arc’s birthday, Kate Christensen’s pork dumplings, Björk in New York, Hitchens’ last, and more
Syd Barrett, Carl Sandburg, and Joan of Arc were all born on this day. Kate Christensen’s recipe for pork dumplings with scallion-ginger sauce. Vanity Fair runs Christopher Hitchens’ final column, “Charles Dickens Inner Child.” New fiction by J.E. Reich up at fwriction. (Then check out Reich’s Sunda Story.) Björk is going to be hanging out in New York quite a bit. 3 words: Ancient British porn. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com