In our morning reading: an interview with Kristen Radtke, essays by Karen Russell and Hanya Yanagihara, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Yaa Gyasi Interviewed, Justin Torres Nonfiction, Janice Lee on Fritters, Karen Russell, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Yaa Gyasi and Karen Russell, nonfiction from Justin Torres and Janice Lee, and much more.
Morning Bites: A Summer Brennan Excerpt, Laura van den Berg, Ottessa Moshfegh’s Playlist, Camden Joy Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Summer Brennan’s book, Laura van den Berg interviewed Stephanie Barber, Margaret Eby talks whiskey, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Karen Russell Interviewed, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, New Matt Dojny Fiction, Orwell Invocations, and More
Interviews with Jac Jemc, Karen Russell, and Yelena Akhtiorskaya; fiction from Matt Dojny; essays on cat videos; and much more.
Tobi Vale interviewed Mary Timony, a look at Karen Russell’s new novella, chatting with Rachel Cantor, thoughts on Mona Simpson’s work, and more.
Morning Bites: Alice Munro on Film, Karen Russell on “Sleep Donation,” White Hinterland, Leslie Jamison Interviewed, and More
Two reviews of an Alice Munro adaptation, interviews with Leslie Jamison and Lucy Knisley, Karen Russell on her new novella, and more.
Morning Bites: Stanley Crawford, Catching Up with Karen Russell, Jarmusch’s Latest, Revisiting Nathaniel P., and More
This morning: Adelle Waldman revisits the milieu of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., reviews of books by Leslie Jamison and Stanley Crawdford, an interview with Karen Russell, and more.
Well, I tried. Given that the folks at Flavorwire are prompting the reading and re-reading of a number of Shirley Jackson novels, I figured I’d delve into a few myself, beginning with The Haunting of Hill House. Said novel fell into the category of books I’d been meaning to read for ages but hadn’t; after reading the first 50-odd pages of the used copy I’d bought earlier in the month, I could see why. Jackson’s command of mood and atmosphere was […]