In our afternoon reading: interviews with Nayomi Munaweera, Michael J. Seidlinger, and Jarett Kobek; new writing from Brian Evenson; and much more.
I’ve been slowly working my way through the works of Russian science fiction novelists Arkady and Boris Strugatsky–following Definitely Maybe and Roadside Picnic, I checked out Hard to Be a God (in part because I’d been reading about a recent film adaptation of it). It’s a deeply strange book, in the best way: though set in a world that resembled medieval Europe, it’s also a work of science fiction. The protagonist hails from a future Earth, and while he’s a participant in this society, he’s […]
Afternoon Bites: Viv Albertine Interviewed, Patrick Modiano, Philip Glass’s Etudes, “Station Eleven,” and More
An interview with Viv Albertine about her new memoir, Leesa Cross-Smith and Justin Taylor on books and food, thoughts on Station Eleven, and more.