In our afternoon reading: Donald Quist revisited his new book, a review of Sharma Shields’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Revenge of the Translator,” Noémi Lefebvre, Machado de Assis Revisited, Babak Lakghomi Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on translation and narrative, reviews of books by Noémi Lefebvre and Machado de Assis, and more.
Morning Bites: Catherine Lacey Interviewed, Porochista Khakpour, Cocteau Twins Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Catherine Lacey, new writing by Zack Graham, revisiting the music of Cocteau Twins, and more.
Morning Bites: Dino Buzzati, Rachel Lyon Interviewed, Grace Jones, Viv Albertine’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Dino Buzzati and Viv Albertine, an interview with Rachel Lyon, and more.
One Last Look Back at 2017, in Stories and Essays
With the year at its end, Vol.1 Brooklyn’s editors are looking back on the year, and on a couple of notable works that we published. Maybe you’d like to revisit 2017’s Sunday Stories and essays as well.
Sunday Stories: “The Most Important Night of Their Lives”
The Most Important Night of Their Lives by Zack Graham We have a boy (Sam) and a girl (Alicia) who believe they are in love. She’s a pretty sophomore; he’s a popular senior with a baseball scholarship. They have no idea this is the most important night of their lives. It begins outside of a New Jersey train station.
Afternoon Bites: X-Ray Spex Revisited, Protest Reading, Ottessa Moshfegh’s Latest, Jim Jarmusch Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic punk album, politically- themed writings, Ottessa Moshfegh’s latest collection reviewed, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sonya Chung, Zadie Smith Interviewed, 2016’s Best Books, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Sonya Chung and Zadie Smith, talking politics with musicians, and more.