In our morning reading: interviews with Patrick deWitt and Thalia Zedek, an excerpt from a newly-translated book by Esther Kinsky, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Bill Cunningham’s memoir, new fiction by Laura van den Berg, and more.
Floridian Literature, Liminal Spaces, and Absent Places: A Conversation with Eleanor Kriseman and Laura van den Berg
Eleanor Kriseman’s new novel The Blurry Years traces the coming of age of a young woman named Callie as she travels across the country and comes to understand herself. Laura van den Berg’s new novel The Third Hotel centers around Clare, who discovers her apparently dead husband walking around while visiting Havana for a film festival. These novels share a detailed approach to place; they also utilize absence in fascinating ways. I talked with both writers over the course of […]
Afternoon Bites: Sjón’s Latest, Dominick Fernow Interviewed, Laura van den Berg, Seth Greenland’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Sjón and Laura van den Berg, a playlist from Seth Greenland, and more.
Morning Bites: Laura van den Berg’s Latest, Chris Gethard and Brett Davis, Ann Quin Revisited, Kristi Coulter, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Laura van den Berg’s new novel, Jennifer Hodgson on the works of Ann Quin, and more.
In our afternoon reading: fiction by Ben Loory and Laura van den Berg, an interview with John Langan, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Laura van den Berg Interviewed, César Aira on Norah Lange, Rachel Yoder Nonfiction, Lynne Tillman and Nell Painter, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Laura van den Berg, thoughts on the writings of Norah Lange, and much more.
Morning Bites: Chibundu Onuzo, Steph Post’s Latest, Mairead Case Interviewed, Laura van den Berg, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on novels by Chibundu Onuzo and Laura van den Berg, exploring literature in translation, and more.