In our afternoon reading: a review of Quintan Ana Wikswo’s new book, new writing from Rahawa Haile and Marilynne Robinson, and more.
Morning Bites: Marie Darrieussecq, Carolyn Zaikowski Interviewed, Lessons From Julio Cortázar, and More
In our morning reading: Marie Darrieussecq and Kate Zambreno in conversation, excellent music made with a synthesizer, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Teju Cole, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, Kristopher Jansma’s Playlist, Lydia Lunch, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Teju Cole and Greil Marcus, an interview with John Carpenter, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: New Wells Tower Nonfiction, Elena Passarello, Brandon Stosuy on Mineral, Shelly Oria, and More
This afternoon: new writing from Wells Tower and Shelly Oria, Brandon Stosuy talks Mineral, notes on Italian horror film soundtracks, an interview with William Gibson, and more.
Morning Bites: Writers on Success, Wondering Sound Debuts, New Owls, Irvine Welsh’s Favorite Albums, and More
This morning: Scott Tobias on Wes Anderson’s latest, the debut of Wondering Sound, hear new music from Owls, Irvine Welsh discusses his favorite music, and more.
Morning Bites: Thurston Moore & Metal, Revisiting “Middlemarch,” Oxford Commas, Mary Miller Interviewed, and More
Checking in with Mary Miller, Thurston Moore’s black metal supergroup calls it a day, notes on the endurance of Middlemarch, stunning photos of New York in the 1970s and 1980s, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Thurston Moore at The Stone, Adam Wilson Fiction, Christmas Farce, Dave Van Ronk, and More
This afternoon: Tao Lin reviews Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon’s Nothing, looking at the life of Dave Van Ronk, new fiction from Adam Wilson, Thurston Moore does a residency at The Stone, and more.
We’ll be off tomorrow and Wednesday, returning with new posts on Thursday, 12/26.
Afternoon Bites: Gilbert Hernandez Interviewed, Russians Watching “The Americans,” Spiritualized, and More
Gilbert Hernandez talked to the ComiXologist about his new graphic novel Julio’s Day. The Atlantic Wire’s Spring books preview should help your to-read lists expand in epic fashion. Richard Metzger looks back on David Byrne’s opera The Catherine Wheel. When D & D meets Oblique Strategies… The Men’s Ben Greenberg on the debut from Chelsea Light Moving. Alisa Louise Merchant’s essay “Bleakness. Laughter. Liberation?” is very much worth your time. Masha Gessen is asked about Russian reactions to The Americans. Matthew Perpetua on […]