In our afternoon reading: new writing from Maryse Condé, an interview with Valeria Luiselli, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Mark Doten, Revisiting Roberto Bolaño, Ross Gay Interviewed, Snowden Wright’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Mark Doten’s new novel, an interview with Ross Gay, and more.
Weekend Bites: Roberto Bolaño, “The Dog of the South” Revisited, Hala Alyan, Lynn Steger Strong Nonfiction, and More
In our weekend reading: reviews of books by Roberto Bolaño and Hala Alyan, new writing by Lynn Steger Strong and Bud Smith, and more.
It’s been a decade since Natasha Wimmer’s translation of Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 was first published in the United States. Given this amount of time, several writers have begun exploring the impact and influence of Bolaño’s bibliography, with a particular focus on this mammoth work. That’s the case with Jonathan Russell Clark’s An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom, which does an excellent job of explaining why Bolaño’s work continues to resonate today, even as it also critiques aspects […]
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Jonathan Russell Clark’s new book about 2666, writing by Paula Bomer, and much more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Hermione Hoby, new music from By the Grace of God, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Shirley Jackson, Nobel Favorites, Magda Szabó, Jeff VanderMeer Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the works of Shirley Jackson, Alexis Coe and Amelia Gray in conversation, and much more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Ariel Gore, lessons learned from Roberto Bolaño, and more.