In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kimberly King Parsons and Leland Cheuk, great books by Indigenous authors, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Morning Bites: Jordy Rosenberg Interviewed, Aimee Mann, Revisiting F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chris Campanioni, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jordy Rosenberg and Chris Campanioni, revisiting Aimee Mann’s music, and more.
by Karleigh Frisbie Brogan
The master bedroom, fulsome and delicately lit, had the illusion of being near water: a ceiling that rippled with sunset, the coolness of dim afternoon. In here we put our bed, a large ship of blonde wood, of brimming pillowtop. This was an adult bedroom, correct, decent, full of secrets kept in nightstand drawers and concealed between smoothed sheets. Rooms like these are recreated for catalogues and showrooms, Platonic forms on which our dreams are based.
Weekend Bites: Leslie Jamison Nonfiction, John M. Ford Revisited, Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: new writing from Leslie Jamison, revisiting the works of John M. Ford, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Robert Macfarlane and Adam Scovell, Simpson/Joyce Carol Oates Literary Prize Long List, Writers on Secrets, and More
In our afternoon reading: Robert Macfarlane and Adam Scovell in conversation, Kimberly King Parsons and Melissa Duclos in conversation, and more.
Morning Bites: Paul Tremblay Interviewed, Aspen Words Literary Prize Long List, Mary Gaitskill’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Paul Tremblay and Kevin Wilson, thoughts on Mary Gaitskill’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lucy Ellmann, Susan Choi Interviewed, Lisa Hanawalt, Shane Jesse Christmass’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: a literary award for Lucy Ellmann, an interview with Susan Choi, and more.