Review: Adam Levin Explores Shorter Forms With “Hot Pink”

Hot Pink by Adam Levin McSweeney’s; 256 p.   Adam Levin’s mammoth The Instructions was memorable not only for its size but for the number of levels on which it worked. Most notably, it evoked over its thousand-plus pages a complex series of conflicts relating to relationships, families, faith, and education, while also incorporating multiple (sometimes unreliable) narrators, textual experimentation, and metafictional riffs on the dilemma of translation. Did I mention that it’s also a deeply readable story, an unlikely […]

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There are Adam Levin Balloons and Free Beer

We’ve been waiting for tonight for a long time.  Adam Levin, Adam Wilson and Karolina Waclawiak at PowerHouse Arena at 7PM tonight.  Free beer and ballons provided by Uncle Dave Eggers and his merry band of McSweeney’s people. Got a question you think Jason Diamond should ask during our live Q&A? Let us know either via comment or Twitter using the hashtag #AdamLevinQuestions and also RSVP at Facebook. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr

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Morning Bites: Celebrity Robots, Adam Levin and a Porn Star, Southern Bromances, Moshe Kasher, and More

The first celebrity robot is back. Thoughts on an Emma Goldman biography written while listening to Sisters of Mercy at Jacobian. Adam Levin talks to porn star Kayden Kross Pt. 1 and Pt. 2. Stalin’s sticking around on Russian notebooks in schools. Michael Silverblatt talked to Moshe Kasher on KCRW’s Bookwork. Great bromances in Southern literature.  Also in Southern literature: The Death of it. That time Pixies were on 120 Minutes. A little tribute to Jane Goodall. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google […]

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