In our morning reading: Amanda Petrusich on the music of Liz Phair, an interview with Brian Evenson, and more.
Morning Bites: Luis Alberto Urrea Interviewed, Man Booker International Prize Longlist, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Dessa, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Luis Alberto Urrea and Dessa, new writing by Alexander Chee and Peter Markus, and more.
Morning Bites: David Burr Gerrard, Mandy Len Catron Interviewed, Nikesh Shukla, Protomartyr’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from David Burr Gerrard’s new novel, an essay by Nikesh Shukla, music from Protomartyr, and more.
Nat Baldwin is a busy guy. Earlier this year, his first book was released: The Red Barn, a short collection of unsettling short stories, was published by Calamari Archive. It abounds with sinister locations, evocations of work to ominous ends, and a fantastic and disconcerting sense of place. (He’s used the phrase “ambient horror” to describe the style of the book, which seems spot-on.) He’s also a talented musician and songwriter, with a number of albums on Western Vinyl, as well […]
Morning Bites: “Blackstar” Revisited, Valeria Luiselli, Blake Butler Fiction, Laurie Sheck, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting David Bowie’s final album, new writing from Valeria Luiselli and Blake Butler, and more.