In our morning reading: thoughts on Myriam Gurba’s new book, Kristen Radtke on the literary year, Colin Dickey on Christmas ghost stories, and more.
Morning Bites: Balzac’s food, literary personal ads, Dennis Cooper, notes from a talk, and more
Vintage Moby-Dick fabric courtesy of Etsy. The foods of Honoré de Balzac. Dennis Cooper talks with Brad Listi at the Other People podcast. N+1 and The New York Review of Books team up for some personal ad action. Ed Park’s notes from a Nicholson Baker talk. PopMatters reviews Ersatz G.B., the latest album by The Fall. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
Tomorrow: The Fall on East Village Radio
East Village Radio is pleased to announce the ever-prolific, always-popular and media-reclusive Mark E. Smith and The Fall, have chosen to make a special appearance on Mike Joyce’s Coalition Chart Show. Joyce is, of course, the former drummer for The Smiths and a recent addition to the EVR roster of DJs. Catch the show on Thursday, June 17, from 10AM to Noon ET. Video to follow.
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