In our afternoon reading: exploring Anthony Veasna So’s short fiction, exploring Californian literary legacies, and more.
For your weekend reading: a profile of Tavi Gevinson, Neil deGrasse Tyson on science fiction films, plastic bags in the works of Sam Lipsyte, Minutemen-themed comics, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chris Abani Interviewed, Tavi Gevinson, MoMA Expands, Judy Blume & Lena Dunham’s Reading List, and More
Chris Abani talks art and politics, thoughts on MoMA’s latest expansion, the importance of novellas, an interview with Tavi Gevinson, what Robert Christgau’s been reading, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Tavi Gevinson Interviewed, Solo Beets, Happy Birthday McSweeney’s, Matana Roberts, and More
Talking with Rookie‘s Tavi Gevinson, solo music from one of The Beets, Roxane Gay on film, Maris Kreizman’s favorite books, and more.
Morning Bites: Downton Abbey, Colin Meloy on NPR, Hitchens on Didion, St. Marks in the NYT, post-Borders, and more
Just what makes Downton Abbey the most popular costume drama in years? Colin Meloy of The Decemberists/writer of The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1, was on this week’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Do you have what it takes to be the managing editor of Rookiemag.com? Tavi Gevinson is looking for a managing editor, and it could possibly be the funnest job ever. Christopher Hitchens on Joan Didion’s new book, Blue Nights, at Vanity Fair. Sylvia Plath is getting her very own […]