In our afternoon reading: thoughts on new books by Karl Ove Knausgaard and Benjamin Percy, revisiting Charles Mingus’s music, and more.
Morning Bites: David Leo Rice on Writing, Susan Rukeyser’s Latest, Megan Mayhew Bergman’s Collection, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with David Leo Rice, a new translation prize, and more.
In our Friday morning reading: interviews with Karolina Waclawiak, Colin Winnette, and Scott Snyder; talking poetry with Natalie Eilbert, new writing from Megan Mayhew Bergman, and more.
Morning Bites: Megan Mayhew Bergman on Collecting, Early Go-Betweens, Miranda July Interviewed, Noveller, and More
In our morning reading: a new essay from Megan Mayhew Bergman, interviews with Noveller and Miranda July, scenes from the East Village in the 1990s, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Megan Mayhew Bergman Interviewed, New Sleater-Kinney, Writers’ Bad Jobs, Sasha Frere-Jones, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Megan Mayhew Bergman, the new album from Sleater-Kinney, writers on bad jobs they’ve had, Sasha Frere-Jones’s new gig, and more.
And then, it was a new year. For us, January’s most anticipated books provide a cross-section of what we love about literature, from histories that provide a fresh angle on certain subjects to fiction that pushes the boundaries of prose to work that takes us to new places–sometimes literally. Here are ten January books that have caught our eye.
“…my work is concerned with this tension, what my editor called “the pull of biology on our modern lives” — moments when our animal nature, instincts, or affinity for the natural world surprise us.” Megan Mayhew Bergman is interviewed at Full Stop. Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions contains work from the likes of Amelia Gray, Aimee Bender, Sarah Rose Etter, and Michael Kimball. Nitsuh Abebe on Damon Albarn’s Doctor Dee. Sound author T.M. Wolf made a playlist for Largehearted Boy. Chris Tarantino […]