In our morning reading: an interview with Jesse Ball, nonfiction from Mairead Case, the birth of a new bookstore in New Jersey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Gerard’s Essays, Rosie Schaap Nonfiction, Nadja Spiegelman Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: Sarah Gerard’s next book has its cover, an interview with Nadja Spiegelman, thoughts on Colson Whitehead’s new novel, and more.
In our morning reading: Amber Tamblyn on her favorite books, Steve Albini on foodies, thoughts on Amelia Gray’s new collection, the troubled production of an Orson Welles film, and more.
The Glass Ramekin by Sabra Embury “Are you going to eat that last Southwestern eggroll?” This is how Bret began our first conversation before adding my plate to his cluttered bin of mutilated leftovers. He wiped my table. He ate a fry from his bin. “Nice tattoo,” he said. The design of my tattoo was based on Escher’s otherworldly House of Stairs, which in my mind was one of his more obscure pieces compared to the more recognizable “Drawing Hands” […]