In our afternoon reading: revisiting a Margaret Drabble novel, a preview of Laura van den Berg’s next book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jonathan Lethem’s Playlist, Scholastique Mukasonga, Revisiting “They Live,” Pop and Melancholy, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Jonathan Lethem, a look at pop and melancholy, and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting “I Capture the Castle,” Robert Christgau on Cover Albums, Ancient Ocean, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting Dodie Smith’s “I Capture the Castle,” Philip Glass on the cello, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Mick Harvey, news of a bookstore in the Bronx, thoughts on spiritualism in literature, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kaitlyn Greenidge Interviewed, Victor LaValle, Amanda Petrusich on Music Criticism, Vivian Gornick, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kaitlyn Greenidge, thoughts on books by Victor LaValle and Vivian Gornick, and more.
Last night A&E aired the first episode of the latest Stephen King film adaptation, Bag of Bones. It is another example in a superb list of the writer’s works that have made the transition from book to screen. Today, Jason Diamond, Tobias Carroll, Lincoln Michel, Jen Vafidis, Dustin Luke Nelson, Royal Young, and Dustin Luke Nelson discuss ten of those works, and why they’re so special.