In our morning reading: checking in with Jace Clayton, fiction from Porochista Khakpour, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Robin Wasserman’s Latest, Svetlana Alexievich Interviewed, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Steve Gunn, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the new novel by Robin Wasserman, an interview with Svetlana Alexievich, new nonfiction from Alexander Chee and Amanda Petrusich, and more.
Writer, musician, and occasional Vol.1 Brooklyn contributor Zachary Lipez is a busy guy. He writes regularly for the likes of Noisey, Hazlitt, and Pitchfork, and his new band Publicist UK recently concluded a short tour behind their debut album, Forgive Yourself. Said record is terrific, a compelling selection of brooding postpunk songs that hit the right marks both for heaviness and for musical and lyrical smarts. And thus, he and I talked about the making of the album, the way […]