In our afternoon reading: a review of Adrian Van Young’s novel, an interview with Brian Evenson, a reading list from Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more.
Afternoon Bites: John Doe Interviewed, Lynn Steger Strong, Morgan Parker Poetry, Gabriel García Márquez Documentary, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with John Doe and Rios de la Luz, Jen Doll recommends beach reads, and much more.
Morning Bites: Hilton Als and Sonny Rollins, George Saunders’s Forthcoming Novel, Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Pulitzer Prize, and More
In our morning reading: Hilton Als in conversation with Sonny Rollins, a playlist from John Doe, an interview with Zachary Lipez, and more.
When Alice Bag Went to Nicaragua
It has always bothered me a bit that the Los Angeles punk scene of the late 1970s and early 80s is viewed by some as being sort of behind New York and London in terms of importance and influence, when the fact is that it’s really the opposite: Los Angeles was just as interesting, if not more so, than those other places. For every person I see reading Please Kill Me (which is a crucial book, no doubt), I really […]