In our morning reading: an excerpt from Jana Beňová’s new novel, interviews with Dawn Quigley and Henry Hoke, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Laaraji Interviewed, Porochista Khakpour Fiction, Tournament of Books Long List, Lost Films, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Laaraji, fiction from Porochista Khakpour, and much more.
Morning Bites: Wayétu Moore, “Angaaray” Revisited, Jasmin B. Frelih’s Latest, Orson Welles, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Wayétu Moore and Jasmin B. Frelih, a new issue of Midnight Breakfast, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ben Marcus Interviewed, Rosie Schaap on Mars Bar, Chris Gethard, Cookbook Stores, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Ben Marcus, a new essay by Rosie Schaap, and much more.
Like much of his work to date, Scott Esposito’s new book The Doubles evades easy categorization, yet also overwhelms the reader with a sense of its author’s personality and aesthetics. It encompasses several years in Esposito’s life, weaving in his impressions on one film that he saw in that year. The resulting book blends artistic disciplines, gives a fantastic sense of its author’s approach to film, and does a number of bold things with narratives along the way. I asked […]
In our morning reading: Amber Tamblyn on her favorite books, Steve Albini on foodies, thoughts on Amelia Gray’s new collection, the troubled production of an Orson Welles film, and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting “The Natural,” Kate Zambreno Interviewed, Jeff Jackson, Literary Orson Welles, and More
Thoughts on Bernard Malamud, interviews with Kate Zambreno and Jeff Jackson, Orson Welles’s literary forays, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Hoax Literary Brawls, Lost Orson Welles, Ken Baumann’s Playlist, “Clear History” Reviewed, and More
Jenni Fagan and Ken Baumann share playlists, Larry David’s new project is reviewed, a nonexistent literary brawl is investigated, Tyler Coates recommends LGBT nonfiction, and more.