In our afternoon reading: stories from Michael Chabon and Tove Jansson, music from St. Lenox, musings on Lorrie Moore and absent mothers, and more.
“I think raising some real class-consciousness is essential to challenging the rich bastards that are eating through this world’s people and resources like Pac-Man.” Levi Asher talks to Vanessa Veselka (pictured above) at Lit Kicks. Ron Hogan talks to Rachel Shukert and Reverend Jen. Giving Lolita a new look. Ernest Hemingway shares his thoughts on New York Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni’s Resignation. Nikola Tesla meets Deliverance. A list of imported foods that make us sick. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Thanks to Maud Newton for teaching us about the bromance between Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla.