In our morning reading: Nicole Krauss and Jenny Erpenbeck talk books, thoughts on the recent adaptation of “Alias Grace,” and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nicole Krauss’s Latest, Nnedi Okorafor Interviewed, Robert Lopez, Dystopian Dining, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Nicole Krauss’s new novel, stories by Susannah Felts and Robert Lopez, and more.
So I guess The New Republic hasn’t been publishing short fiction since the days of John Cheever, according to magazine editor Franklin Foer. Thankfully they’ve remedied that with this great story by Nicole Krauss (who happens to be Foer’s sister-in-law…), “I Am Asleep but My Heart Is Awake,” which is in the December issue that might be off stands, but now online for all of us to enjoy. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing […]
All because of the good press. At The Globe and Mail and at The New York Times
VOLUMIZER: THE WEEK IN BOOKS, 10/3 – 10/9 Posted by Nick Curley Having spent the last several months baffled as to where to go for a comprehensive yet pocket-sized digest of the day’s tomes-of-the-moment, I decided to draft one myself. I’ll keep this up weekly for as long as it continues to entertain me and prove no burden. All books are fair game, including those newly reprinted. To drop a dime about your new release or someone else’s, send all […]
I get the seasonal program catalogs for the 92Y Poetry Center (which I love), and I feel like every single season has at least one event with Salman Rushdie. This time around, he’s speaking on Nov. 22nd. Why is that? Also of note for the 10/11 Season: Paul Auster introduces Israeli writer David Grossman on Oct. 11th Nicole Krauss and Cynthia Ozick on Nov. 8th Jonathan Franzen and Lorrie Moore on Nov. 15th