In our morning reading: reviews of new books by Emily Hall and Andrey Kurkov, an interview with James Greer, and more.
In our weekend reading: a playlist from James Greer, new writing by Emily Gould, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Safia Elhillo, an excerpt from James Greer’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah on Writing, Isaac Fitzgerald’s Memoir, James Greer Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and James Greer, a review of Isaac Fitzgerald’s memoir, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Putney Swope, Jennifer Egan’s New Story, Matt Fraction Loves the Mountain Goats, and More
The Criterion Collection has released a box set of the films of Robert Downey Sr., including the 1969 classic (and Louis C.K. favorite) Putney Swope. That price is a steal. Speaking of steals: the work of women artists from the post-war era is remarkably cheaper than that of their male counterparts. If we can call $10.7 million cheap, that is. Starting tonight, the New Yorker’s fiction department (@NYerFiction) will be tweeting Jennifer Egan’s new story, which apparently contains only 140-character-or-less […]
Carolyn Kellogg on Lauren Redniss’s Radioactive. “What do C.C. Beck, Vaughn Bode, William S. Burroughs, Eisner, Fellini, Moebius, Kirby, Barry Smith, Tom Wolfe, and Frank Zappa have in common?” Brian Hibbs on The Someday Funnies. James Greer’s story “Chapman’s Green Hairstreak” is now up at Joyland. In the LA Review of Books, the headline says it all: “Johnathan Lethem on being reviewed by James Wood.” Mary Roach will be appearing on the next edition of Bookrageous. On January 20th, Jeff […]