There are now two kinds of parenting books. The first group deals with the ins and outs of parenthood and babies, usually offer general guidelines that may or may not apply to your case, and tackle the uncomfortable realities of managing a baby with varying degrees of wit and humor. Then there is Jerry Stahl’s OG Dad, perhaps the only parenting book that uses equal amounts of hilarity, emotional grit, outstanding prose, and unrelenting honesty to approach parenthood and the […]
Morning Bites: Luc Sante on Paris, Claire Vaye Watkins, Jerry Stahl Interviewed, Notable Book Covers, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Luc Sante and Jerry Stahl, a new essay from Claire Vaye Watkins, Margaret Eby on comic Southern fiction, and more.
Morning Bites: Djuna Barnes on Film, Sarah McCarry, “Decline of Western Civilization” Revisited, Jerry Stahl’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: adapting Djuna Barnes for film, thoughts on new books by Jerry Stahl and Jim Shepard, an excerpt from Sarah McCarry’s new novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Tommy Pico and Jamie Iredell, interviews with Jessica Hopper and Jerry Stahl, and much more.
Morning Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson, Jessica Hopper Interviewed, Printing Wikipedia, Zodiac-Inspired Hardcore, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jessica Hopper and Mitchell S. Jackson, printing Wikipedia, a conversation with Jerry Stahl, and more.
Morning Bites: Joshua Cohen Interviewed, Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Laird Hunt on History, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Joshua Cohen, talking books with Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Binyavanga Wainaina and Janelle Monae, new writing from Laird Hunt, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Daniel José Older Interviewed, Highsmith on Film, Jerry Stahl, John Keene Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Daniel José Older, Amelia Gray on unsettling books, fiction from John Keene, and more.
This afternoon: checking in with Emily Gould, news of Swans’ next album, excellent essays from Jessica Hopper and Wendy C. Ortiz, and more.