In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from a powerful new anthology, thoughts on Sam J. Miller’s new book, and more.
We’ll be off tomorrow for the holiday. Normal posting will resume on Saturday. Sunday Stories will resume next week.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Sarah Kasbeer, fiction by Dale Bailey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kelli Jo Ford, Nostalgia and Literature, Martha Anne Toll, Vigdis Hjorth Excerpted, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the fiction of Kelli Jo Ford, an interview with Laura van den Berg, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kelby Losack Interviewed, Adapting “Native Son,” Norman Lock on Samuel Beckett, Édouard Louis, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kelby Losack and Michele Filgate, new writing from Norman Lock, and more.
The House With the Plexiglas Frame
by Martha Anne Toll
Lynette awoke to find her husband Jack sitting in a Plexiglas house in her brain. He was as clear to her as the blinking red 7:01 on the face of her digital clock. Just in case, she rolled over and checked again. He was not on his back, lips open, snoring. Gone. As if she needed evidence! Her head was throbbing, punctuated like snare drums rat-a-tat-tatting.
Morning Bites: A Brian Phillips Excerpt, Haruki Murakami On Film, Marian Womack Interviewed, Kelby Losack, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Brian Phillips’s new book, an interview with Marian Womack, and much more.
In our morning reading: reviews of works by Terese Marie Mailhot and La Monte Young, fiction by Martha Anne Toll, and more.
Morning Bites: Hermione Hoby, Literary Odysseys, Roxane Gay Nonfiction, Natalie Eilbert on Mina Loy, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Hermione Hoby’s new novel, Natalie Eilbert on the works of Mina Loy, and more.