In our afternoon reading: a new essay from Nell Zink, thoughts on an Arthur Russell album, the Nebula Award winners, The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award shortlist, and more.
Morning Bites: Claudia Rankine, Listening to Pavement in 2014, Joan Didion Documentary, Atticus Lish, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Claudia Rankine and Atticus Lish, a Joan Didion documentary is on the way, indie publishing in Minneapolis, horror fiction with sinister children, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Andrey Kurkov, “David Comes to Life,” Rocky Votolato, and more
“Kurkov’s books are published in English by a crime series and do involve death, guns, money, and sex, but no one should expect Lord Peter Wimsey here.” Anthony Olcott on Andrey Kurkov’s Russian crime fiction (with added penguins), at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Emily Gould on Zuccotti Park and Foley Square on November 14th and 15th. Band Booking alumnus Rocky Votolato is going the Kickstarter route for his next album, Television of Saints. A call for proposals from […]
Band Booking: Rocky Votolato
Posted by Tobias Carroll Seattle’s Rocky Votolato has been making music for well over a decade now,with six solo albums to his credit and numerous other EPs (not to mention three full-lengths as singer-guitarist of the band Waxwing). I’m not exactly an impartial observer when it comes to his work — the record label a friend and I ran released the original version of his A Brief History EP in 2000, and I’ve known Rocky for well over a decade. […]