In our morning reading: interviews with Julia Alvarez and Lee Matalone, Charles Portis remembered, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Deji Bryce Olukotun on Afrofuturism, Mairead Case Nonfiction, Nikesh Shukla, Sunn 0)))’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction from Deji Bryce Olukotun and Mairead Case, discussing the graphic novel “Two Brothers,” 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: The “Inherent Vice” Movie, Roxane Gay, Elena Ferrante Interviewed, Wells Tower’s Nonfiction, and More
News of the Inherent Vice film, interviews with Roxane Gay and Elena Ferrante, Wells Tower’s nonfiction, NYC’s own floating library, and more.
“Though his voice sounds confident and easy, there is something trapped in the tenor of the recordings, a carefully arranged throb that lines the ageless, spacious pop sense that would lead him to sell songs to the likes of Fats Domino and Jerry Lee Lewis.” For The Oxford American‘s music issue, Blake Butler writes about the late singer/songwriter Jimmy Donley. Wells Tower: not fond of doing online interviews; very fond of making zines. WORD’s Jenn Northington on the art and origins of […]
Posted by Jason Diamond David Bezmozgis, Nell Freudenberger, Rivka Galchen, Karen Russell, Gary Shteyngart and Wells Tower with Deborah Treisman read at 92Y Tribeca the other night. Good times were had, ideas for funny new book trailers were probably thought up, and pictures were indeed taken and saved at the 92Y Flickr.
Bites: A Woman’s Wit, James Franco is on Daytime TV, So What?, Aerosmith Understands the Internet, and more
The New York Times reviews “A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen in Life and Legacy” on exhibit at The Morgan Library & Museum. Lit. Even though there are approximately one billion newly published food memoirs per American second, everyone’s still obsessing over Jonathan Safran Foer and his book about that ultra-modern idea of vegetarianism. Wells Tower is also still writing for Outside Mag. According to the Rumpus, this is one example of why fiction writers make good journalists. The Guardian reviews […]