In our morning reading: interviews with Louise Erdrich and Teddy Wayne, a new selection of writing edited by William Boyle, and more.
With the arrival of February, it feels like 2020 is getting into high gear, for better or for worse. A cursory glance at the month’s most anticipated new books could best be described as eclectic: there are experimental and transgressive works here, along with career-spanning tomes and thematically ambitious works of fiction. If this is a harbinger of what the rest of the (literary) year looks like, it’s a good omen.
Afternoon Bites: Mark Doten, Valeria Luiselli Interviewed, Peter Stenson Interviewed, Teddy Wayne, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Mark Doten’s new novel, interviews with Valeria Luiselli and Peter Stenson, and more.
It was cold the morning after it was announced David Bowie had died. Not surprising since I live in New York City and it happened in January. Yet I found myself standing outside my apartment around six in the morning, gym clothes on, not really dressed to be idling around. I put on The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, which I’ve listened to countless times since I was about 13, and simply referred to […]
In our morning reading: interviews with Teddy Wayne and Alan Moore, thoughts on Nick Cave’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Mildred Pierce” and LA, Rob Spillman Interviewed, P-Funk Spin-Offs, Gabino Iglesias’s Reading Tips, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on “Mildred Pierce,” Gabino Iglesias’s tips for a good reading, nonfiction from Shawn Vestal, and more.
Morning Bites: Dana Spiotta, Sean H. Doyle Interviewed, Helen Oyeyemi, Olivia Laing’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Rachel Kushner and Dana Spiotta in conversation, interviews with Sean H. Doyle and Helen Oyeyemi, and more.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Bowie, a musical Rick Moody project, news from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and more.