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.
Afternoon Bites: New Cari Luna Fiction, Lev and Austin Grossman Interviewed, Metal and Magic Realism, Roxane Gay on “Outlander,” and More
Douglas Coupland on making art, Roxane Gay on Outlander, an interview with Lev and Austin Grossman, fiction from Cari Luna, talking literature with metal band Pallbearer, and more.
Morning Bites: Paula Bomer, Alexander Chee on “The Magician’s Land,” Maria Bamford, Samuel Beckett Celebrated, and More
New writing from Paula Bomer, Alexander Chee on Lev Grossman’s latest, talking with Maria Bamford, notes on Lewis, and more.
Morning Bites: Sarah McCarry, Werner Herzog Interviewed, Choire Sicha on “The Magicians,” César Aira, and More
A look at Lev Grossman’s Magicians trilogy, interviews with Werner Herzog and Sarah McCarry, a Jim Ruland mix, revisiting the Lunachicks, and more.
Morning Bites: Lev Grossman Interviewed, Little Free Library Tour, Naomi Punk’s Latest, Grant Morrison, and More
Lev Grossman talks about ending his trilogy, interviews with Grant Morrison, David Rees, and Naomi Punk, a look at Juliet Escoria’s collection, and more,
Morning Bites: Lev Grossman Trailer, Sarah McCarry Interviewed, Noah Cicero Poetry, Elena Ferrante, and More
A Lev Grossman book trailer, an interview with Sarah McCarry, a new poem from Noah Cicero, thoughts on Leonard Cohen and Elena Ferrante, and more.
Talking Kinglsey Amis; Raising Pints
This May, NYRB Classics will release new editions of Kingsley Amis’s The Green Man and The Alteration, which feature his takes on ghost stories and alternate histories, respectfully. To mark the occasion, Lev Grossman, Nathaniel Adams, and Jen Vafidis will speak about Amis’s life and work on the evening of Monday, May 6th, beginning at 7 pm, at The Half King.
Your favorite television characters as lit bloggers
Posted by Jason Diamond Pretty simple formula: your favorite television characters imagined as people who sit behind their laptops and blog about books.