In our morning reading: new fiction by Lydia Millet, an interview with Laura Lippman, the Tournament of Books begins, and more.
Afternoon Bites: T Kira Madden Nonfiction, Édouard Louis, Sunwatchers’ Latest, Rikki Ducornet Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by T Kira Madden, thoughts on new work from Sunwatchers and Édouard Louis, and more.
The first time I ever saw Dan Friel play music was in Parts & Labor, the gloriously urgent noise-rock group of which he was a founding member. (“Fractured Skies,” from their 2007 album Mapmaker, sits very high on my list of great side one/track ones.) Since Parts & Labor’s final show in early 2012, Friel has released two solo LPs on Thrill Jockey, moved from north Brooklyn to Park Slope, and become a father. One can find the thematic influence […]