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 […]

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