In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Alexis M. Smith, new nonfiction from Laina Dawes and Rosie Schaap, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Matthew Specktor on Eve Babitz, Raymond Carver Remembered, Rufi Thorpe, Steve Reich Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: Matthew Specktor on literary Los Angeles, Rufi Thorpe on books she loves, an interview with Laina Dawes, and more.
Weekend Bites: Drive Like Jehu, Alexander Chee Interviews Saeed Jones, Politics and Poetry, Brandon Hobson’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: catching up with Drive Like Jehu, a pair of Alexander Chee interviews, new writing from Laina Dawes, and much more.
Morning Bites: Jim Ruland on Memoirs, Thomas Ligotti, True-Crime Reads, Sofia Samatar’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Jim Ruland on memoirs, Laina Dawes on Lemmy, reviews of books by Sofia Samatar and Thomas Ligotti, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rebecca Solnit, Adapting “The Magicians,” Laina Dawes on 2015, Sleater-Kinney, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Rebecca Solnit, thoughts on the television adaptation of “The Magicians,” year-end thoughts from Laina Dawes, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Kevin Young and Frank Portman, new writing from Laina Dawes, photos from a recent Matmos live set, fiction from Jen Michalski, and more.
Afternoon Bites: PJ Harvey’s Poetry, Kevin Young Interviewed, Dolan Morgan’s Playlist, Terry Riley Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: news of a book of poetry from PJ Harvey, interviews with Kevin Young and Terry Riley, a playlist from Dolan Morgan, revisiting Stoner, and more.
Reviewed in this edition: What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal by Laina Dawes; Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures by Mary Ruefle; The Bulletproof Coffin by David Hine and Shaky Kane