Afternoon Bites: Peter Straub, Al Jaffee, “The Speed Chronicles,” and more

Michaelangelo Matos on the Joseph Mattson-edited anthology The Speed Chronicles, out now from Akashic. Al Jaffee’s Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions: live. Charles Yu on 1Q84: “The novel is strongest when it sticks to its most powerful idea, the one implied by its title: the world as a kind of question.” We are very jealous of Peter Straub’s record collection. Some very good points made w/r/t Amazon, from Bookavore. Edward Champion reports from Toronto. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on¬†Twitter,¬†Facebook, and […]

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