In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Jenny Offill and Marian Womack, an interview with Brandon Taylor, and more.
Morning Bites: Perfume Genius’s Latest, Cormac McCarthy, Blake Butler on Yannick Murphy, Alexis Zoumbas Reissued, and More
Thoughts on the new album from Perfume Genius, Blake Butler on Yannick Murphy, Jenn Ghetto on Point Break, the smiles of Cormac McCarthy, and more.
Morning Bites: Anne Carson on Proust, Writers and Money, Yannick Murphy, Lana Del Rey Poems, and More
Thoughts on Anne Carson’s latest, new poems from Niina Pollari, novelists on World War I, Yannick Murphy interviewed Yannick Murphy, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ben Lerner, Parts & Labor, Yannick Murphy, and more
At The Faster Times, Joshua Cohen reviews Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station: “If Bolaño was yesterday’s drug of choice—deluding us with youth, intoxicating us with a sense of literature’s wilder, life-altering capacities—Lerner could be, should be, tomorrow’s homegrown equivalent.” In January, Parts & Labor will be playing a series of shows to commemorate their tenth anniversary as a band before joining the “beloved punk bands on indefinite hiatus” club. Their next show? Wednesday, at Union Pool. Yannick Murphy makes […]