In our afternoon reading: interviews with Will Boast and Sergio De La Pava, revisiting the music of The Ex, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Ann Quin and Elle Nash, an interview with Tracy K. Smith, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Will Hermes on Jeff Mangum, Edan Lepucki on self-publishing, William Kennedy on Fidel Castro, and more
At Occupy Writers, Will Hermes writes about Jeff Mangum. Do you like good writing about music and culture? Then you’ll probably want to read this. At Slate, Katie Roiphe looks at the syllabi of David Foster Wallace. Edan Lepucki discusses why writers of literary fiction should probably not self-publish. At The Paris Review, Elisabeth Donnelly talks with William Kennedy. The Free Music Archive has music up from The Ex’s collaboration with avant-jazz saxophone player Getatchew Mekuria. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn […]
When John Ford met John Steinbeck: The New Republic looks at the film adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath. It’s great when Flavorwire dorks out and does something like the A-Z of Typographic Book Covers. At first you think to yourself that it’s a pathetic grab at bettering their SEO value, but then you realize the article, “Charlie Sheen is Winning,” was written by Bret Easton Ellis A bunch of women, hanging out and drawing at a place called Pizza […]