In our afternoon reading: interviews with Hanif Abdurraqib and Sharon Van Etten, reading this year’s National Book Award nominees, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Amazon & Publishers, Shirley Jackson Awards, Sharon Van Etten, Pondering Fanny Price, and More
Interviews with Sharon Van Etten and James Brubaker, new fiction from LK Shaw and Michael Signorelli, when apps and vinyl collide, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Bushwick Open Studios, Fred Armisen & Sharon Van Etten, Amanda Coplin Interviewed, N.K. Jemisin, and More
Interviews with Amanda Coplin, N.K. Jemisin, and Drew Daniel; a conversation between Fred Armisen and Sharon Van Etten; a preview of this weekend’s Bushwick Open Studios; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates Interviewed, Sharon Van Etten’s New Album, John Cheever, Parquet Courts’ Latest, and More
Reading John Cheever, a Kara Walker reading list, new music from Sharon Van Etten and Parquet Courts, an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more.
Morning Bites: Rosie Schaap on Summer Drinks, Roxane Gay’s Playlist, Ken Baumann on “Earthbound,” Sharon Van Etten, and More
A playlist from Roxane Gay, Rosie Schaap discusses summer drinks, Ken Baumann talks about his book on Earthbound, Julia Fierro is interviewed at Joyland, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Robert Coover Interviewed, Zweig Biography, New Sarah Gerard Fiction, Sharon Van Etten, and More
Robert Coover on a new story, interviews with Trisha Low and Morgan Parker, new fiction from Sarah Gerard, notes on a new book about Stefan Zweig, music from Sharon Van Etten, and more.
Morning Bites: Sharon Van Etten, Mel Brooks Interviewed, Nathaniel P. Reconsidered, “The Flamethrowers” on Film, and More
Checking in with Sharon Van Etten, Mel Brooks on the making of Blazing Saddles, Jane Campion may adapt The Flamethrowers, and more.
“…I think it should be theoretically possible to take any premise or image or idea as a starting point, no matter how slight, and build an entire novel out of it.” At Small Demons’ blog, Emily St. John Mandel writes about her influences, geography, and more. Do you like smart, intellectual pop music made by folks in Washington, DC? Specifically, the excellent Beauty Pill. The podcast 99 Percent Invisible has details on their latest project. Daphne Carr writes about Sharon […]