In our morning reading: Shelly Oria spoke with some of the contributors to her new anthology, remembrances of Jade Sharma, and more.
Weekend Bites: Ben Marcus Fiction, Mary Halvorson, Lee Rourke Nonfiction, Pat Barker’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: new writing by Ben Marcus and Lee Rourke, thoughts on the music of Mary Halvorson, and more.
In our morning reading: revisiting the writings of Ann Quin, new poetry by Leah Umansky, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ann Quin, Terese Marie Mailhot Interviewed, Brittney Cooper, Duchamp’s Zines, and More
In our afternoon reading: a discussion of Ann Quin’s writings, interviews with Terese Marie Mailhot and Brittney Cooper, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Bats of the Republic,” Claudia Rankine Interviewed, Wesley Morris on Identity, Huggy Bear Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Zachary Dodson, new nonfiction from Wesley Morris, interviews with Claudia Rankine and Lee Rourke, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Wayne Koestenbaum, Jon Wurster Interviewed, New Lightning Bolt, Old Whisky, and More
In our Monday afternoon reading: interviews with Wayne Koestenbaum, Mairead Case, and Jon Wurster; a look at Will Wiles’s new novel; thoughts on Anthony Bourdain; and more.
Lee Rourke‘s novel The Canal got under my skin. At first, it’s a book about not a lot happening: its protagonist gradually steps back from his life, and spends his days sitting beside a canal. Eventually, he meets a woman who seems to share some of his sensibilities; slowly, a book that seemed to be about minor details takes on a more expansive focus. Rourke’s novel Vulgar Things (out now in the UK; out this summer in the US) has, on the surface, […]
Afternoon Bites: Lee Rourke Fiction, Molly Crabapple on Abu Dhabi, Great Baseball Essays, Elliott Smith Documentary, and More
Thoughts on a new Elliott Smith documentary, new writing from Lee Rourke and Molly Crabapple, an interview with Francesca Lia Block, and more.