In our afternoon reading: new writing by D. Harlan Wilson, revisiting Joan Didion’s essays, and more.
Morning Bites: Diane Wilson, Jeff Belanger Interviewed, Kamel Daoud, Jonathan Lee Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Diane Wilson’s novel, fiction from Jonathan Lee, and more.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lee, Mary Miller’s Fiction, Sarah Gerard, Jonathan Lethem Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jonathan Lee, Sarah Gerard, and Jonathan Lethem; thoughts on the fiction of Mary Miller; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Gerard, Writers on Music, Brian Eno’s Latest, A Nat Baldwin Excerpt, and More
In our afternoon reading: excerpts from new books by Sarah Gerard and Nat Baldwin, a host of fantastic writers on musicians, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Javier Marias Interviewed, Kelly Luce, Stalking Horse Press, Madeline ffitch Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Javier Marias, fiction from Madeleine ffitch, New Age musical history, and more.
Morning Bites: Alexis Coe on the Gold Rush, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Darryl Pinckney Interviewed, Vijay Iyer, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Alexis Coe, interviews with Jonathan Lee and Tanwi Nandini Islam, and more.
“I’m a Noun Geek”: Jonathan Lee on Historical Memory, Literary Duels, and the Making of “High Dive”
High Dive, the latest novel from Jonathan Lee, is a beautifully rendered portrait of lives headed toward disaster. The disaster is the 1984 bombing of The Grand Hotel, in Brighton, England, during the annual conference of the Conservative Party, with then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in attendance. Thatcher survived, but five others were killed and thirty-one were injured. The IRA claimed responsibility. One of its members, Patrick Magee, served fourteen years in prison for his part in the attack, but there […]
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lee Interviewed, Chicago Hot Dogs, Sofia Samatar, Sheer Mag’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jonathan Lee and Sofia Samatar, new music from Sheer Mag, and much more.