In our morning reading: Michael Faber on his last novel, an interview with Megan Stielstra, Adrian Van Young on horror, new writing from Ben Tanzer, and more.
Weekend Bites: Rebecca Solnit Interviewed, Robotic Restaurants, Teju Cole, “Zeroville” on Film, and More
Interviews with Rebecca Solnit and Teju Cole, a French bookstore opens in the city, thoughts on Luke B. Goebel’s new book, restaurants staffed by robots, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Shya Scanlon on “Twin Peaks,” Great Fictional Vacations, A New Sarah Gerard Essay, Sufjan Stevens Covers Arthur Russell, and More
Revisiting Twin Peaks, Emma Straub on fictional vacations, Sarah Gerard on veganism and radical politics, Sufjan Stevens and Arthur Russell, The Dissolve on James Franco’s Child of God adaptation, and more.
Excerpts of new books from Hilton Als and Cari Luna; new fiction from Gigantic‘s Lincoln Michel; a review of the new album from Hoax; NYCC highlights; and more.
Morning Bites: New Tim Hecker, Literary San Francisco, Carl Wilson Deluxe Edition, White Lung Returns, and More
Carl Wilson’s Celine Dion book gets a deluxe edition; new music from Tim Hecker and White Lung; Andrew Wylie talks with The New Republic; and more reading to start out your day.
The Book Report is a reading series that promises to deliver exactly what it promises: reports on books by the people who’ve read them. August 13th marks the two year anniversary of the series! Join hosts Leigh Stein and Sasha Fletcher, with special guests Micaela Blei, Miracle Jones, Sam Starkweather, and more TBA, for an evening that will remind you of 3rd grade in the best possible way. 7pm, The Gallery at LPR, 158 Bleecker Street. Strongest of the Litter by James Franco (Book […]
The As I Lay Dying preview is up right at the point when we are just so numb from people talking about film adaptations of classic books that we won’t offer up any comments other than Danny McBride is in the film, so it can’t be that bad. Or can it?
Posted by Tobias Carroll In the middle of this Vulture piece about Joss Whedon’s next film came an interesting detail: the name of James Franco’s production company. That name? Rabbit Bandini. We can only imagine what other literary names bookish actors might mash together to christen their own production companies. We assume that Benedict Cumberbatch would choose something particularly clever for his. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.