In our afternoon reading: interviews with Douglas Light and R.O. Kwon, thoughts on a new edition of a Barbara Comyns novel, and more.
You can learn a lot about Paul Thomas Anderson on this week’s WTF Podcast, but maybe the most interesting bit of trivia you could pick up is that P.T.A. took a class taught by David Foster Wallace. Listen to the whole thing, but Anderson calls Wallace the first teacher he fell in love with around the 38 minute mark. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
Morning Bites: The “Inherent Vice” Movie, Roxane Gay, Elena Ferrante Interviewed, Wells Tower’s Nonfiction, and More
News of the Inherent Vice film, interviews with Roxane Gay and Elena Ferrante, Wells Tower’s nonfiction, NYC’s own floating library, and more.
Morning Bites: Birthdays for Larry Bird and Willa Cather, Bolaño’s Nazis, Victoria Legrand on Air, and more
Willa Cather, Tom Waits, and Larry Bird all celebrate birthdays today. Who had the better jump shot? We’re going to go with Cather. At Tablet: Nazis and the work of Roberto Bolaño. Levi Asher on Vonnegut and Vonnegut biographies. Don’t want your mind wandering? A Yale study says to meditate. Jonny Greenwood to score P.T. Anderson’s The Master. Air teams up with Victoria Legrand of Beach House for the ultimate indie baby making collaboration. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and […]
The New Republic reviews Begin Again: A Biography of John Cage Something Red author, Jennifer Gilmore, talks about her year in reading at The Millions. Somewhere in heaven, John Hughes is smiling while listening to this cover of “Holiday Roads” by The Walkmen. Paul Thomas Anderson to adapt Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice into a film. Ernest Hemingway wants a Big Papa t-shirt for the holidays. Taking the plunge into Freedom.