Stranger in a Freaky Land: Reading Miranda July in Los Angeles

Stranger in a Freaky Land: Reading Miranda July in Los Angeles by Maura Roosevelt Twelve hours after stepping off my plane from New York, I sat under fluorescent lights in new teacher orientation at one of the most elite private high schools in Los Angeles. It was late August and I was in a daze— I had gotten married two weeks earlier, packed up my Brooklyn apartment, left my college teaching job, and arrived in a new town. My now […]

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Morning Bites: Elizabeth Bishop on Brazil, Zoe Heller on Salman Rushdie, Miranda July Interviewed, and More

Benjamin Moser has a look at Elizabeth Bishop’s writings on Brazil at the Book Bench. Zoe Heller reviewed Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton for theNew York Review of Books. Miranda July talked to the folks at BOMB. New at Rookie: Emma Straub’s essay “On Being a Late Bloomer.” Matt LeMay looks back at Interpol, and a very specific moment in NYC music. Kendra Grant Malone, who’s reading tonight at Franklin Park, was interviewed at The L Magazine. More best of 2012 […]

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