In our morning reading: an interview with Dave Reidy, new writing from Sara Lippmann, Nick Moran on Florida lit, and more.
Morning Bites: Joshua Cohen Interviewed, Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Laird Hunt on History, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Joshua Cohen, talking books with Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Binyavanga Wainaina and Janelle Monae, new writing from Laird Hunt, and more.
Weekend Bites: Nina Simone Documentary, Jill Leovy Interviewed, “The Leopard” Gets Deluxe, Laird Hunt, and More
In our weekend reading: news of a Nina Simone documentary; interviews with Sarah Gerard, Jill Leovy, and Laird Hunt; the effects of monitoring e-reading; and more.
Morning Bites: W.G. Sebald, Talking with Efrim Menuck, Helen Oyeyemi on Process, Beer Graphic Design, and More
This morning: interviews with Helen Oyeyemi and Efrim Menuck, thoughts on a collection of W.G. Sebald monographs, a collaborative novella from Kate Bernheimer and Laird Hunt, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eudora Welty’s House, Bernheimer and Hunt Collaborate, Dean Wareham’s Latest, Literary Pop, and More
A visit to Eudora Welty’s house, the latest album from Luna & Galaxie 500’s Dean Wareham, an Edward Hopper-inspired novella, an adaptation of a beloved Alice Munro short story, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Postal Service Auditions, PEN/Faulkner Nominees, Matt Bell Interviewed, Illuminati Girl Gang, and More
“We live in a world that for the most part does not value what we do as writers and in response we waste our time complaining about degrees and pedigrees instead of making the big art that might actually silence our critics—or at least bring new readers back into the fold.” Matt Bell says smart things at Nineteen Questions. There is a comprehensive look at the writing of Ta-Nehisi Coates at the Observer. Also, both of these make us very excited: […]
Matthew Specktor explains why you should read Philip Roth’s Sabbath’s Theater. Maris Kreizman’s best books of 2012. Vol.1 Brooklyn’s Tobias Carroll has an in-depth look at the fiction of Laird Hunt at the Los Angeles Review of Books. The Millions’ A Year in Reading has begun. Hyperallergic has a look at the paintings of Pieter Schoolwerth. Molly Ringwald is developing a television series described as “John Hughes-esque.” Anne Swan talks about her story “Emote Control” with Joyland. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn […]
Afternoon Bites: The Parker Posey/Mark Twain Connection, Laird Hunt Talks Noir, Blake Butler and Sean Kilpatrick Team Up, and more
Literary links for the afternoon of January 30, 2012. Features appearances from Parker Posey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Twain, Laird Hunt, Blake Butler, Sara Levine, and Sean Kilpatrick.