In our morning reading: thoughts on a novel by Vasily Grossman, new writing from Brian Gresko, and more.
Morning Bites: Team Dresch, Terese Svoboda Interviewed, Yan Lianke, Revisiting Vasily Grossman, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Team Dresch, Peter Rock and Leni Zumas in conversation, and more.
Band Booking: Jonathan Meiburg Of Shearwater
What went through Jonathan Meiburg’s head when, in 2008, he formally left critical darlings Okkervil River? I’d be willing to wager either a sense of duty or a feeling of dread; a now or never sort of thing that only he could truly understand. Sure, his band Shearwater was gaining fans every day. Signing a contract with indie giants Matador couldn’t hurt either, but it couldn’t have been easy.