In our afternoon reading: Anna Burns has won the Man Booker Prize, new writing by Kate Axelrod, an excerpt of Jeff Jackson’s novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chelsea Hodson Interviewed, Roxane Gay, Revisiting “Superwolf,” Alice Bolin, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Chelsea Hodson and Alice Bolin, new writing by Roxane Gay, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Phil Elverum, Anelise Chen Interviewed, Mohsin Hamid, Will Oldham’s Lyrics, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Phil Elverum and Anelise Chen, Patricia Lockwood nonfiction, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Robert Lopez, Junot Díaz Interviews Samuel R. Delany, Will Oldham’s New Album, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Robert Lopez’s new novel and Will Oldham’s new album, an interview with Samuel R. Delany, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alice Bag Interviewed, Troy James Weaver’s Playlist, Ian Svenonius’s Film, Jen Doll Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Alice Bag and Will Oldham, an essay from Jen Doll, a playlist from Troy James Weaver, and more.
Zachary Thomas Dodson’s ornately-strucutured novel Bats of the Republic is having a good couple of months: most recently, it was named as one of the competitors in this year’s Tournament of Books. And now there’s a new trailer for it, narrated by one Will Oldham. This isn’t Oldham’s first literary collaboration, either: a couple of years ago, he narrated the audiobook version of Rudolph Wurlitzer’s Slow Fade. (If you’re so inclined, you can also see the video for Bonnie ‘Prince’ […]
On Saturday evening, I staked out a spot at the Williamsburg bar Spuyten Duyvil, ordered a pint of beer, and waited for Will Oldham to show up. The occasion was a release event for an EP and a particular brew that served as a collaboration between Oldham, the band Watter, and Baltimore’s Stillwater Artisanal, a craft brewery who’ve done a handful of collaborations with musicians, including Lower Dens. The band, Bonnie Stillwatter, was doing a lightning round of appearances, stopping […]
Afternoon Bites: Will Oldham Interviewed, Moby-Dick Marathon Recapped, “East Village Eye” History, “The Infernal,” and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Will Oldham, a review of Mark Doten’s debut novel, a recap of this year’s Moby-Dick Marathon NYC, Airbnb gets into publishing, and more.