In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Marguerite Duras’s nonfiction, an interview with Jeff Sharlet, and more.
Morning Bites: Irreversible Entanglements, Jeff Sharlet Interviewed, The Men, Jenny Offill’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: new music from Irreversible Entanglements, an interview with Jeff Sharlet, and more.
Morning Bites: Record Collectors, An Emma Straub Essay, Marie-Helene Bertino, Noah Cicero Interviewed, and More
Delving deep into record-collecting subcultures, Emma Straub on road trips, new writing from Lisa Wells and Marie-Helene Bertino, the year’s best indie books (so far), talking with Noah Cicero, and more.
“I don’t think I restrain myself from judgment, though. In fact, I’m wary of writers who claim to do so, people who say “I just tell the story.” Nobody “just” tells a story. Every comma is judgment.” Jeff Sharlet, interviewed at Harper’s. Maureen Johnson, author of many an acclaimed young adult novel, reviews the film Young Adult. Renee Zambo interviews Amelia Gray, at Necessary Fiction. More smart folks talking about the books that they like: Dennis Cooper does the “Year in Reading” thing at […]