In our weekend reading: an interview with Paul Tremblay, an excerpt from Lisa Locascio’s new novel, and more.
Weekend Bites: Michiko Kakutani Interviewed, Keith Gessen, Alissa Nutting Fiction, This Is Not This Heat, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Michiko Kakutani and This Is Not This Heat, fiction by Alissa Nutting, and more.
Morning Bites: David Wojnarowicz, Christopher Soto Interviewed, Literary Jacksonville, Michiko Kakutani, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting the works of David Wojnarowicz, book recommendations from Michiko Kakutani, and more.
Morning Bites: Natalie Eilbert Poetry, Eugene Lim’s Latest, Bud Smith Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: poetry by Natalie Eilbert, thoughts on the current state of literary criticism, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Gerard, Nikesh Shukla Nonfiction, Amber Sparks on Side Projects, Geography and Writing, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Sarah Gerard, essays by Nikesh Shukla and Bryony White, and much more.
Poetry in Motion: Mike Tyson’s Bad Dreams
By age 20, Mike Tyson was not only boxing’s heavyweight champion, but the most dominant athlete of the 1980s. Not even the massive egos and grand stamina of Michael Jordan, Carl Lewis, or Rickey Henderson could deliver such a claim. He made his modest fighting height of 5’10” into a net positive, by employing a “peek-a-boo” technique of ducking extremely low in order to block opponents’ punches, and in his prime delivered his blows the way a typhoon delivers hydration: […]
Michiko Kakutani does Twitter?
Posted by Jason Diamond The literary Twitter world waits with baited breath to find out just who the person behind the Michiko Kakutani account is. Some people don’t believe it’s truly her, but until we hear otherwise, we’re going to hold out and hope that it’s the real deal. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
Bites: Book Review Highlights, Kakutani Two-Step, Required Reading, the Millennials, and Why Our Media is Getting Scolded
Celebrated artist of the female form, Peter Paul Rubens, was “a man of controlled appetites, with a modest disposition and a reputation for tact and discretion.” He was also a diplomat, spy, and peace-maker, according to Mark Lamster’s new book “Master of Shadows.” Other Book Review Highlights: A history, slightly obsessive, of Strunk & White’s little style book.(NYT) Michael Chabon’s new essays: “First Person Masculine”?(NYT) Has anyone else noticed that James Joyce has been tryin’ to change a lot of […]