In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction by Emma Straub, thoughts on Aleksandar Hemon’s new collection, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eve Babitz Revisited, Annie Ernaux, Folk Horror, Pauline Oliveros Reissued, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Eve Babitz and Annie Ernaux, news of a Pauline Oliveros reissue, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Adam Tedesco, a report from the Poetry to the People tour, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Hanif Abdurraqib on Jamila Woods’s Album, Sacred Paws, Cynan Jones’s Latest, Emily Schultz, and More
In our afternoon reading: Hanif Abdurraqib on the new album from Jamila Woods, thoughts on Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Saeed Jones and Ryan Chapman, new writing from Alexander Chee, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Ahmed Saadawi and Jenny Hval, the efforts to declare Walt Whitman’s Brooklyn home a landmark, and more.
Morning Bites: Flannery in ’59, Eugenides in England, Neal Stephenson in the Times, Wayne Koestenbaum, and more
A 1959 recording of Flannery O’Connor reading “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” Jeffrey Eugenides hangs out in England and makes a video. Wayne Koestenbaum is interviewed on The Bat Segundo Show. The Nervous Breakdown gives us their 2011 Nobbies, and it’s a fine list. Cyberpunk writer Neal Stephenson is profiled in the New York Times. Jonathan Lethem on Philip K. Dick. Forever 21 has pulled the Flipper shirt. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.