Five poems by Saeed Jones, talking with Ben Lerner, Kevin Sampsell breaks down the economy of writing, Whit Stillman talks Hitchcock, the current state of book tours, ten NYC writers you should be reading, and more.
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Afternoon Bites: Megan Hustad, A “True Detective” Reading List, Kevin Sampsell’s Mixtape, Bill Murray, and More
This afternoon: talking with Megan Hustad about her memoir, a look at Bill Murray’s career, Kevin Sampsell makes a mixtape, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Hilton Als, Edith Wharton on Home Decor, Kevin Sampsell, Rick Moody on The Necks, and More
This afternoon: Hilton Als is interviewed at Bookforum, Rick Moody has good things to say about the blissed-out jazz of The Necks, catching up with Kevin Sampsell, what Edith Wharton would say about modern home decor, and more.
Afternoon Bites: National Book Award Nominees, Ghost Buildings, Wes Anderson Tribute Comp, Kevin Sampsell, and More
This afternoon: Kevin Sampsell is interviewed, Jerry Saltz looks at gender imbalance at MoMA, read work by National Book Award nominees, Wes Anderson gets a tribute compilation, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Flannery O’Connor, Musical Subways, Kevin Sampsell Excerpt, Nicola Griffith’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Kevin Sampsell’s latest, thoughts on Flannery O’Connor, a Nicola Griffith playlist, musical subway turnstiles, the excess of album launch parties, and more.
Kevin Sampsell. As the author of several acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, the publisher of Future Tense Books, and an advocate for small presses at Portland’s storied Powell’s City of Books, his literary reach is vast. His new novel, This Is Between Us, is the story of a relationship as it unfolds after several years.
Talking storytelling with Nick Antosca and Ken Baumann, Kevin Sampsell interviews Alissa Nutting, Byron Coley makes a record, Oneida offshoot People of the North release a new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Cinematic Sportscasters, Kevin Sampsell, Digable Planets Reissued, Lena Dunham on Criterion, and More
Books about polar bear obsessives (kind of), Lena Dunham’s favorite Criterion Collection films, a new Kevin Sampsell essay, cinematic sportscasters, and more.