In our morning reading: a new interview with Chelsea Hodson, fiction from John Benditt, news of Donald Glover’s forthcoming television show, and more.
Morning Bites: Viv Albertine’s Memoir, New Jac Jemc Writing, Warren Ellis, T.C. Boyle Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: notes on Viv Albertine’s memoir, Warren Ellis on his working process, new writing from Jac Jemc, interviews with T.C. Boyle and John Benditt, and more.
In our Friday afternoon reading: talking literary influences with Laura van den Berg, a joint interview with Atticus Lish and John Benditt, checking in with William Boyle, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Carrie Brownstein on Instagram, New Steve Gunn, Eileen Myles Interviewed, Literary Prodigies, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on iconic musicians on Instagram, thoughts on the new album from Steve Gunn and Black Twig Pickers, a review of John Benditt’s new novel, an interview with Eileen Myles, and more.
Morning Bites: Laura van den Berg, John Benditt Interviewed, David Shrigley’s Art, Daguerrotypists, and More
This Wednesday morning, we’re reading interviews with Laura van den Berg and John Benditt, Laura Hudson’s essay on a harrowing video game, Brandon Stosuy in conversation with Sannhet, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Silvina Ocampo Fiction, John Benditt’s Playlist, Noah Cicero and Juliet Escoria, and More
In our Tuesday afternoon reading: fiction from Silvina Ocampo, Noah Cicero and Juliet Escoria in conversation, a John Benditt playlist, Steph Post on fiction and cocktails, and more.
Erasure by John Benditt Version 1: Purple and Gold I pick the gold hairs from my purple blanket, lifting, joining them into a strand, then dropping them in the braided wastebasket. Purple and gold. The royal colors. Gold threads on the purple cover of the Torah. We are People of the Book. The purple and gold of the University of Washington Huskies. From the sublime to the ridiculous. And every stop in between, all the way down the line to […]
February’s on us now, and the notable books due out this month are a wide-ranging group. There’s surreal fiction, including the first new collection from Kelly Link in several years; memoirs by two key figures in New York City’s music scene; astute takes on politics and literature from a writer who’s called cities on three continents home; and much more.