In our afternoon reading: new writing by Robert Lopez, thoughts on Primo!’s new album, and more.
Morning Bites: Victor LaValle and Marlon James, Sylvia Plath’s Lost Novels, Jamila Woods’s New Album, Michael Chapman, and More
In our morning reading: Victor LaValle and Marlon James in conversation, a review of Kelby Losack’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Louise, Sylvia Plath Revisited, Olga Tokarczuk Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Sarah Louise’s new album, fiction from Olga Tokarczuk and Yūko Tsushima, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Charlie Jane Anders, Gabino Iglesias Interviewed, Brad Phillips, Steve Gunn’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Charlie Jane Anders, thoughts on books by Brad Phillips and Sylvia Plath, and more.
Morning Bites: Gabe Habash’s Latest, Catherynne Valente Interviewed, Melissa Broder, Fictional Superheroes, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Gabe Habash’s novel, poetry from Melissa Broder, and much more.
Morning Bites: Sofia Samatar, Claudia Rankine’s Editor on “Citizen,” Sleater-Kinney’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Sofia Samatar, an editorial look at Claudia Rankine’s Citizen, Allen Ginsberg talks LSD, Lindsay Zoladz on Sleater-Kinney, and more.
The Reading Life: But Most People Are The Same
My dad once pointed out an inconsequential part of Charade, the Stanley Donen film. It’s a piece of interstitial dialogue between two characters we never see. George Kennedy, with a hook for a hand, has ransacked Audrey Hepburn’s Parisian hotel room, and Cary Grant goes out the window to find him. Grant passes a neighboring room’s window, and a woman screams.
Sylvia & Ted: W.A.S.P.s in Love
Listen to Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath keeping up the facade.