In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Denis Johnson’s plays, notable books in translation, and more.
Morning Bites: Rita Dove’s Poetry, Megan Culhane Galbraith, Alexis Marshall’s Music, Rax King, and More
In our morning reading: excerpts from books by Rita Dove and Rax King, the case for novellas, and more.
Weekend Bites: Dennis Cooper, John Domini Interviewed, Saul Williams, Joshua Cohen’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Dennis Cooper’s new book and Saul Williams’s new film, great book cover design, and more.
Morning Bites: SPELLLING’s New Album, “Bones and All” on Film, Gordon Lish Interviewed, Joshua Cohen, and More
In our morning reading: delving into the new SPELLING album, an interview with Gordon Lish, and more.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s June 2021 Book Preview
June’s here and it’s suddenly turned humid in our corner of the world. This isn’t all that surprising, but — for those who saver milder temperatures — it’s not exactly the best thing ever. And so, perhaps, it’s time to dub our June reads as ideal for reading in an air-conditioned room somewhere, or perhaps situated by a breezy outdoor spot. These books cover a lot of ground, from haunting memoirs to phantasmagorical fiction, as befits a time of constant change.
Weekend Bites: Alex Ross Interviewed, James Baldwin’s Records, Don DeLillo’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Alex Ross, exploring James Baldwin’s record collection, and more.
Weekend Bites: Monique Roffey Nonfiction, Chen Qiufan, Summer Book Preview, Rufi Thorpe, and More
In our weekend reading: new writing by Monique Roffey and Joshua Cohen, an interview with Rufi Thorpe, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marissa Nadler’s Latest, “A People’s Future of the United States,” Anne-Marie Kinney’s Playlist, David James Keaton, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Marissa Nadler’s new album, new writing by Randa Jarrar and David James Keaton, and more.