This morning: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith in conversation, T. Cooper interviewed, writers on dealing with criticism and great fictional characters, the latest from The War on Drugs, and more.
Behold: the style guide for George Saunders’s Tenth of December. Full Stop looks at Noy Holland’s Swim For the Little One First. Scott Esposito looks ahead to 2013’s most anticipated books. Here’s David Byrne talking with Chris Ruen at the NYPL. (We interviewed Ruen in October.) Caryn Rose (and many others) pick their favorite music-related books of 2012. Alison Hallett looks at T. Cooper’s Real Man Adventures. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.