In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Roque Larraquy and Samantha Hunt, new music from Sarah Davachi, and more.
In our morning reading: talking with Valeria Luiselli about her new book, Mat Johnson on what he’s been reading, and more.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Bowie, a musical Rick Moody project, news from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and more.
Morning Bites: NYC Punk History, Roxane Gay, Jo Ann Beard Interviewed, Michael J. Seidlinger, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Roxane Gay, Jes Skolnik, and Michael J. Seidlinger; Alexander Chee reviewed Rick Moody’s new novel; delving into punk history; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Drive Like Jehu, China Miéville’s Latest, Noy Holland, Sean H. Doyle Talks Shoes, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Drive Like Jehu, Ryan Britt on the history of James Bond, checking in with The Scofield, Sean H. Doyle on shoes, and more.
Morning Bites: Emily Gould Interviewed, “Downtown 81” Revisited, Political Novels, New Lee Rourke, and More
Interviews with Emily Gould and Ruona Agbroko-Meyer, a look back at “Downtown 81,” Dave Eggers and political novels, a Lee Rourke excerpt, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jeff Jackson Interviewed, New Survival Knife, Reggie Watts Interviewed, Moody on Eno, and More
Jeff Jackson discusses his excellent novel Mira Corpora in a pair of interviews, Survival Knife returns with a new seven inch, Rick Moody on Brian Eno’s ambient work, Reggie Watts talks with The Believer, and more.
“Literature is Better if You Think With Your Ears”: Rick Moody on the Wingdale Community Singers’ Latest, the End of Maxwell’s, and More
Rick Moody’s fiction has touched on everything from industrial New Jersey wastelands to surreal Southwestern landscapes of the near future. He has been an advocate for iconoclastic artists ranging from Amy Hempel to The Feelies; a book of his writings on music, On Celestial Music: And Other Adventures in Listening, was released last year. This year brings with it the release of Night, Sleep, Death, the third album from the Wingdale Community Singers, Moody’s band with David Grubbs and Hannah Marcus. Via email, […]