A month or so ago, I went to an event for the Sarah Weinman-edited anthology of domestic suspense, Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives. (Which, by the way, is fantastic.) The event featured Weinman in conversation with Hilary Davidson, and among the topics that came up were the definition of domestic suspense, and the way that it, as a genre, has passed in and out of popularity. I found myself thinking about domestic suspense a lot when I read Fiona McFarlane’s The Night Guest. […]
Afternoon Bites: College Rock Returns, Presidential Paintings, Adelle Waldman Interviewed, Robert Coover, and More
Adelle Waldman and Robert Coover are interviewed, Belle & Sebastian’s new collection gets reviewed, images of science fictional suburbs, thoughts on George W. Bush’s art, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Random Family” at 10, Walter De Maria Remembered, Whaling Wives, Matthew Specktor at The Rumpus, and More
Amy Brill takes us into whaling history, Matthew Specktor and Nick Antosca are interviewed, Adelle Waldman shares her favorite sad young literary men, and more.
Morning Bites: Talking “Blue Plate Special,” Adelle Waldman Interviewed, Hoberman on Bujalski, Memories of Book Camp, and More
Interviews with Adelle Waldman and Kate Christensen on their upcoming books, Maris Kreizman shares her memories of Book Camp, J. Hoberman looks at Andrew Bujalski’s latest, and more.