In our weekend reading: notes on books by Lucia Berlin and Rebecca Solnit, Shelly Oria and Nelly Reifler on collaboration, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Justin Torres Nonfiction, Jennie Melamed, Revisiting The Knife, Juan Eduardo Cirlot, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction by Justin Torres, thoughts on music by Kesha and The Knife, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Karin Tidbeck’s new novel, essays by Justin Taylor and Bijan Stephen, and more.
“From where I sit inside the whale, ’70s rockmags and alternaweeklies generated a lost trove of American criticism. With Willis and Nelson added to the eight other names now compiled one way or another — Lester Bangs, Greil Marcus, Robert Palmer, Richard Meltzer, Dave Marsh, Nick Tosches, Jon Landau, and myself — the early record is in a sense complete.” Robert Christgau on recent books by or about Ellen Willis and Paul Nelson. Joe Hill on where he does his […]