Weekend Bites: SFJ on Yauch, Preppy Animals Crackers, NPR on a Fug, Bushwick Daily, and More

Sasha Frere-Jones on Adam Yauch at The New Yorker. NPR on the life of Ed Sanders. At Slate: Jay McInerney and his wine. Matthew Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces) talks to Dylan Hicks at Largehearted Boy. Katarina Hybenova talks to L Magazine about Bushwick Daily. The real story behing Cinco de Mayo. Lilly Pulitzer designed boxes of Animals crackers. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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Morning Bites: New Orleans Krew, What Sasha Frere-Jones Reads, Cohen’s Pushcart, and More

Adam Chandler at The Atlantic on the “amorphous, leaderless collection of New Orleans artists, activists, and anarchists,” Krewe of Eris. Wishing that President Obama truly was one of those European socialists that Republicans claim he is at The New Republic. Months after the release of Pulphead, we still love reading interviews with John Jeremiah Sullivan. Joshua Cohen won a Pushcart Prize. Big mazels. So you were wondering what Sasha Frere-Jones likes to read… Largehearted Boy gets Seth Greenland’s Book Notes for The Angry Buddhist. […]

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Morning Bites: A Real Gatsby, Steinbeck in Vietnam, Russians, PEN Picks, and More

“All I could think of upon hearing this was that vibrating moment when the young Jay Gatz, not yet Gatsby, sees his future arrive in the guise of a yacht dropping anchor on Lake Superior.” – The real life of Alan Feuer in the New York Times. John Steinbeck’s dispatches from the Vietnam War. Book Boroughing has their picks for the PEN World Voices Festival. Tolstoy and Dostoevsky do battle for the hearts of readers. Macmillan and Penguin standing their […]

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