In our afternoon reading: Sarah McCarry on Cristina Rivera Garcia’s newly-translated novel, Alan Sparhawk on football, and much more.
This month looks to be a decidedly interesting month for books. There’s surreal fiction that carves out its own space in which to thrive, reissues of compelling work from the first half of the 20th century, an unexpected look at science fiction favorites, and a return from one of the best nonfiction writers out there. There’s plenty due out this month to capture a reader’s attention. Here are several of the books that have caught our eye for the month […]
Afternoon Bites: David Lynch’s New Album, NYC Beaches, Literary Streets, Curtis Harrington’s Memoir, and More
Mark Richardson on the new album from David Lynch, a review of director Curtis Harrington’s memoir, authors share their favorite literary streets, Alexander Maksik is interviewed, and more.
We spent last Wednesday evening at The Dalloway with our friends from Yale Press, Against Nature, and Brooklyn Gin to celebrate the release of the book Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion. A few highlights included Simon Doonan read about mods, Sadie Stein from The Paris Review read about Charles Ryder’s first meeting Anthony Blanche from Brideshead Revisited, Simon Van Booy reading Virginia Woolf’s essay on Beau Brummell Jake Mueser from Against Nature read a passage from the Joris-Karl Huysmans book that shares a name with Mueser’s bespoke […]
Indexing: Elvis Costello, Transmetropolitan Revisited, Nick Harkaway, Screenwriting Podcasts, Studs Terkel, and More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.