In our afternoon reading: a review of Craig Laurance Gidney’s new book, interviews with David Leo Rice and Kevin Barry, and more.
Morning Bites: Don Winslow, Rahawa Haile Nonfiction, Kevin Barry, S.P. Miskowski Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Don Winslow and S.P. Miskowski, new nonfiction by Rahawa Haile, and more.
Weekend Bites: Chloe Caldwell, Strange Fiction, Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler Interviewed, Gabriel Blackwell, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Chloe Caldwell, Morgan Parker, and Kevin Barry; recommended strange fiction; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Porochista Khakpour, Kevin Barry Interviewed, A Daniel José Older Excerpt, Robert Sietsema, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction from Porochista Khakpour, an excerpt from Daniel José Older’s next novel, an interview with Kevin Barry, and more.
Morning Bites: Kevin Barry Interviewed, Wooden Shjips, “The Shadows Took Shape,” Fictional Novelists, and More
This morning: Kevin Barry chats with The Rumpus, The Atlantic checks in with the biographer of a fictional novelist, a look at an Afrofuturism-inspired art show, Amina Cain talks visual narrative, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kathleen Hanna Documentary, Glenn O’Brien’s Anthology, Kevin Barry, Doll Suits, and More
This afternoon: a review of the new Kathleen Hanna documentary, interviews with Kevin Barry and Kasi Lemmons, when doll suits go bad, and more.
We’ll be taking a few days off for the holiday weekend; normal posting will resume on Monday, December 2nd.
Al Jourgensen writes some comics; Haim-inspired “death of indie” think pieces are disputed; Kevin Barry’s new collection gets reviewed; the Page Turner Festival is this weekend; and more.
It’s been another week where most of my reading has been taken up by books that’ll be covered in forthcoming reviews. What’s left? Two highly-regarded collections, and one exercise in taking familiar tropes and turning them towards experimental ends. I’ve heard great things about Kevin Barry’s Dark Lies the Island. His novel City of Bohane has been on my to-read shelf for too long, and I’d planned to use this more recent collection as a way of getting myself up to speed with regards […]