In our morning reading: thoughts on Camille Perri’s new novel, a playlist from Lucas Mann, Mairead Case on Tracy + The Plastics, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Helen Garner, thoughts on Alexis M. Smith’s new novel, and much more.
Morning Bites: Sarah McCarry Nonfiction, Revisiting Scharpling and Wurster, Jami Attenberg, Tom Williams on Collections, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Sarah McCarry, Tom Williams, and Lauren Oyler; an excerpt from Jami Attenberg’s new novel; Scott Esposito recommends books; and more.
Love in the Time of American Airlines by Lauren Oyler It was, in fact, just like a movie. Thirty-six hours after having what he believed to be a life-affirming epiphany, Manny had purchased an appropriately expensive last-minute flight to Charles de Gaulle; dug his passport out from under a pile of Taco Bell wrappers in the floor of his car; and packed a duffel bag with two identical pairs of black jeans, four pairs of underwear, and a rain coat. […]