In our morning reading: an interview with Teju Cole, fiction from Amber Sparks, thoughts on the fiction of Padgett Powell, and more.
Morning Bites: Blake Butler on “High-Rise,” Roxane Gay Interviewed, Paul Pope, Subway History, and More
Blake Butler revisits a J.G. Ballard classic, interviews with Roxane Gay and Leigh Stein, tracking down history in the Times Square subway station, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson, Notes on “Battling Boy,” Doomriders Interviewed, Vivian Gornick, and More
Chatting with Mitchell S. Jackson; looking at Paul Pope’s latest graphic novel; a fantastic essay with Vivian Gornick at its center; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Paul Pope Interviewed, Joan Didion, Georges Perec Book Organization, Jhumpa Lahiri on “The Lowland,” and More
Interviews with the excellent comics creators Paul Pope and Dylan Meconis; Jhumpa Lahiri discusses her latest novel; Georges Perec helps organize your bookshelves; and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Seattle Zines, Best Post-Velvet Underground Albums, Soundsuit Horses in Grand Central, and More
The Stranger has details on the APRIL Festival, which sounds utterly fantastic, and makes at least one of us seriously consider booking a plane ticket to Seattle for late in the month of March. Rosie Schaap on Robert Burns and scotch. Nick Cave — the American artist, not the Australian musician – will be filling Grand Central with soundsuit horses in March. Come’s Eleven: Eleven is getting a deluxe reissue later this year. The best post-VU albums by members of the Velvet […]