Back in July, Brooklyn writers Ruth Reader and Gio Serrano began an out-of-the-ordinary literary gathering called Long Hard Book Club. The aim of the club is to tackle known classics that are both arduous in length and content. First up? Moby-Dick. I sat down with them to discuss the reasons why they began LHBC, and how the first meets have gone.
Buying a book is an experience from the moment you walk in the book store, flip through the pages and read the back cover, to the time you miss a subway stop because you can’t put it down. Nathaniel Kressen considered this experience in creating Concrete Fever, his debut novel. Not only did he compose an exciting story, but he took intricate care in printing the physical product. I sat down with him to talk about his process on all […]