In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Mohsin Hamid’s new novel, Blake Butler on his favorite recent reads, and more.
Morning Bites: Sabrina Imbler on Writing, Mike Ingram’s Latest, Porochista Khakpour on 2022, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Sabrina Imbler, Porochista Khakpour on her year in books, and more.
Weekend Bites: Jonathan Escoffery on Writing, Kid Congo Powers Interviewed, Ethan Chatagnier and Ken Kalfus, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Jonathan Escoffery and Kid Congo Powers, writing advice for scary stories, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Erika Kobayashi’s Fiction, Jonathan Lethem Revisits Jonathan Lethem, Carola Dibbell’s Novel, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on novels by Erika Kobayashi and Carola Dibbell, an interview with Andrea Barrett, and more.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lethem, Charles Finch on Literary Criticism, David Hajdu, Margot Livesey Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Jonathan Lethem, Rumaan Alam interviewed Charles Finch, and more.
Dennis Callaci is an esoteric guy. He’s the man behind the excellent indie label Shrimper Records, who have released music over the years by the likes of Woods, the Mountain Goats, and Dump. He’s also a talented musician and writer, with a new album and a new book both set to be released on February 14th. The album is The Dead of the Day; the book is 100 Cassettes. Along for the ride on the former are a group of musicians including Franklin Bruno; contributing an introduction to the latter is Jonathan Lethem.
In our morning reading: remembering Stephen Dixon, new writing from Eugene Lim, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Motherless Brooklyn” Reviewed, Nathanaël, Crime Fiction Recommendations, Kevin Wilson, and More
In our afternoon reading: delving into the film adaptation of “Motherless Brooklyn,” revisiting Stephen Crane’s Asbury Park years, and more.