In our morning reading: an interview with Nell Zink, thoughts on Salman Rushdie’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Fernando A. Flores, David Berman Memorial, Salman Rushdie Interviewed, Rob Hart’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Fernando A. Flores and Salman Rushdie, thoughts on Rob Hart’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Colson Whitehead, Stephen Graham Jones Interviewed, Sarah Rose Etter, Courtney Maum’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: a conversation with Colson Whitehead, reviews of novels by Naomi Booth and Courtney Maum, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Andre the Giant Comics, Corin Tucker’s New Band, Teju Cole, Maud Newton on Genealogy, and More
Andre the Giant gets a biography in comics form, a discussion of Teju Cole’s Twitter fiction, Corin Tucker has a new band, notes on silence in literature, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rushdie on García Márquez, Revisiting Pulp, New Nicola Griffith Fiction, Bellow on Film, and More
This afternoon: a Pulp album turns twenty, Saul Bellow on film, Salman Rushdie’s tribute to Gabriel García Márquez, new fiction from Nicola Griffith, a Juliet Escoria interview, poetry from Tommy Pico, and more.
Morning Bites: Philip Roth on Mentors, Benjamin Percy Interviewed, Adapting “Midnight’s Children,” and More
“The ethereal flute-like piping of Michael Jackson’s voice is what I wish I sounded like, but I’ve been burdened with a subwoofer that sounds a little like a drunk Darth Vader imitating the ringside monologue of a professional wrestler.” Benjamin Percy talked with The Nervous Breakdown. Alexander Nazaryan looks at the Caucasus in literature. “Like all great teachers, he personified the drama of transformation through talk.” Philip Roth pays tribute to his onetime homeroom teacher and mentor. Talking with Salman Rushdie about […]
Morning Bites: Elizabeth Bishop on Brazil, Zoe Heller on Salman Rushdie, Miranda July Interviewed, and More
Benjamin Moser has a look at Elizabeth Bishop’s writings on Brazil at the Book Bench. Zoe Heller reviewed Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton for theNew York Review of Books. Miranda July talked to the folks at BOMB. New at Rookie: Emma Straub’s essay “On Being a Late Bloomer.” Matt LeMay looks back at Interpol, and a very specific moment in NYC music. Kendra Grant Malone, who’s reading tonight at Franklin Park, was interviewed at The L Magazine. More best of 2012 […]
Afternoon Bites: Inside “Joseph Anton,” Patton Oswalt in Bushwick, Dylan Meconis on Comics Criticism, and More
A very happy 49th birthday to Jarvis Cocker. Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton is out this week. Rushdie spoke to Charles McGrath at the New York Times, and Sarah Weinman looks at the books of Rushdie’s ex-wife Marianne Wiggins. Eric Nelson on the time Patton Oswalt showed up at Brooklyn Fireproof. Dylan Meconis on ways you should not write comics criticism. Irvine Welsh talks about his latest novel, Skagboys, at Lit Reactor. How David Byrne listens to music. Steve Stern’s The Book […]