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 an appearance on The Bat Segundo Show. We reviewed her novel The Call earlier this year.
- Kate Beaton’s look at Wuthering Heights continues.