The Quietus checked in with Vini Reilly of the Durutti Column.
“Thankfully, feminist collectivism has always offered a powerful antidote to corporate-sponsored atomism in this vein. Indeed, the overarching theme that emerges from Women Make Noise: Girl Bands from Motown to Modern, a strenuous new collection of essays edited by British academic Julia Downes, is that countercultural movements are only ever truly momentous when all-girl units are leading the charge from the bottom up.” Alex Niven on Women Make Noise in the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Benjamin Moser — perhaps known to some of you for his biography of Clarice Lispector — will be writing a biography of Susan Sontag.
Rhoda Feng visited the Grolier Poetry Book Shop.
Dylan Meconis did some The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet-inspired portraits.