In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Rebecca Makkai, fiction by Brooke Bolander, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Carmen Maria Machado Interviewed, Cheston Knapp’s Playlist, Edouard Levé, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Carmen Maria Machado, a new cassette label debuts in Chicago, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sonya Chung Nonfiction, Roxane Gay Interviews Madonna, Constance Ann Fitzgerald, and More
In our afternoon reading: a new essay by Sonya Chung, Roxane Gay’s interview with Madonna, an interview with Constance Ann Fitzgerald, and more.
Poetry in Motion: An Athlete’s New Year’s Resolutions
This is the year I stop thanking the wrong God for all of my victories, and start thanking that new God that I read about. This is the year that I stop being such a ball hog, and become a ball suckling pig.
Weekend Bites: Truman and Harry, David Byrne on Kindle, good friends-bad novels, Naked Lunch at 50, and more.
I always said Truman Capote knew the boy wizard, and nobody believed me. So I guess I shouldn’t buy Mastering the Art of French Cooking because “unfortunately, that will probably send even more Meryl Streep wannabes straight to bookstores looking for food porn. And they will be sold bibles.” Bummer (Slate) David Byrne: Kindle DRM means “you are f*cked” (Thanks Boing Boing) Two A.V. Chicago writers ask if Ferris Bueller was true to it’s Chicago backdrop Jens Lekman will play […]