Thoughts on new fiction from Meg Wolitzer and a new album from Ex Hex, short stories from some excellent NYC-based writers, Elif Batuman on marriage and Gone Girl, and more.
Weekend Bites: Julia Fierro on Literary Scenes, Justin Taylor Interviewed, ABC No Rio’s Zines, Naomi Punk, and More
Julia Fierro on building a literary scene, interviews with Justin Taylor and Wendy C. Ortiz, a look at the history of ABC No Rio and zines, and more.
Morning Bites: Nadine Gordimer, Writers and Social Media, Cold Beat on San Francisco, Bill Hillman Interviewed, and More
Remembrances of Nadine Gordimer, interviews with Bill Hillman and Hannah Lew, reviews of Scott Cheshire’s debut novel and a surreal cinematic adaptation of a Stanislaw Lem book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Catherine Lacey’s Debut, Edan Lepucki and Julia Fierro, Untranslatable Words, Rat Fist Debuts, and More
A rave review for Catherine Lacey’s debut novel, thoughts on the new album from Total Control, Edan Lepucki and Julia Fierro in conversation, and more.
Weekend Bites: Rivka Galchen, Debut Novelists, Ariel Schrag’s Latest, Julianna Barwick’s Brewery Collaboration, and More
An interview with Rivka Galchen, and a review of her latest; thoughts on Julianna Barwick’s new EP and Ariel Schrag’s new novel; talking with debut novelists, a profile of Sean Michaels, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathy Acker Biography, Katherine Faw Morris, Inside Sublime Frequencies, Julia Fierro Interviewed, and More
In this morning’s reading: news of a Kathy Acker biography, new writing from Katherine Faw Morris, a talk with one of the folks behind Sublime Frequencies, an interview with Julia Fierro, and more.
Morning Bites: Knausgård in Brooklyn, Walkmen in Conversation, Patricia Lockwood, Discussing Jane and Paul Bowles, and More
Hamilton Leithauser discusses his new album with a fellow Walkmen alumnus, scenes from Karl Ove Knausgård’s Community Bookstore appearance, thoughts on books from Patricia Lockwood and Julia Fierro, zine editors interviewed, and more.
Morning Bites: Rosie Schaap on Summer Drinks, Roxane Gay’s Playlist, Ken Baumann on “Earthbound,” Sharon Van Etten, and More
A playlist from Roxane Gay, Rosie Schaap discusses summer drinks, Ken Baumann talks about his book on Earthbound, Julia Fierro is interviewed at Joyland, and more.