In our afternoon reading: interviews with Renata Adler, Fred Thomas, and Sarah Manguso; a preview of Lauren Groff’s next novel; Rick Perlstein on intellectuals’ ideological shifts; La Luz’s next album; and more.
Notes on Charles D’Ambrosio’s Loitering, Rick Perlstein on Life Itself, new writing from Alexis Coe, essays on art, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nathanael West’s Birthday, Rick Perlstein on Machine Politics, Titus Andronicus Live, and More
Nathanael West was born on this day in 1903. If you’d like to see Titus Andronicus play songs from their new album at your favorite north Brooklyn establishments, Pitchfork can help with that. Edmund White chatted with Giancarlo DiTrapano at Vice. Dean Robinson on America’s growing love of soccer. Bonus: cardboard Clint Dempsey. Rick Perlstein talks machine politics with the Chicago Reader. Jaded Punk provided some listening recommendations to Nerve. (In related news, that Mind Spiders song is really good.) Menachem […]