What were the bright spots in a year like 2016? It was hard, certainly last month, to think of any. I kept thinking back to my conversations in May and March with the same anxiety and trepidation I have when watching some teenager walk through the night alone in a horror film. Don’t you know what’s coming? I yell at the screen, but of course, they can’t hear me. That’s the whole blessing and frustration of human lives, not being […]
In our morning reading: the writings of Serhiy Zhadan, an interview with Jonathan Lethem, poetry from Natalie Eilbert, and more.
Weekend Bites: Harry Crews Biography, Alice Bag Interviewed, Jen George, Carl Wilson on Paul Simon, and More
In our weekend reading: a look at a new Harry Crews biography, an interview with Alice Bag, new nonfiction from Yahdon Israel, and more.
Morning Bites: Karl Ove Knausgård Interviewed, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, Red Ink Debuts, Anohni’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Karl Ove Knausgård, new nonfiction from Margaret Eby, a look at Frieze New York, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Manuel Gonzales, Shakespearean Cocktails, Margaret Eby on Tattoo Art, Andrew F. Sullivan, and More
In our afternoon reading: excerpts from novels by Manuel Gonzales and Andrew F. Sullivan, new nonfiction from Margaret Eby and Rosie Schaap, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eileen Myles’s Influence, Emily St. John Mandel, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, J Dilla’s Legacy, and More
In our afternoon reading: the influence of Eileen Myles, new writing from Emily St. John Mandel, an interview with Danielle Dutton, and more.
Weekend Bites: Heron Oblivion, Álvaro Enrigue and Valeria Luiselli Interviewed, Joshua Mohr’s Next Book, A. Igoni Barrett, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on the debut album from Heron Oblivion, A. Igoni Barrett interviewed by Lincoln Michel, an interview with Álvaro Enrigue and Valeria Luiselli, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Teju Cole, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, Kristopher Jansma’s Playlist, Lydia Lunch, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Teju Cole and Greil Marcus, an interview with John Carpenter, and much more.