In our morning reading: thoughts on the work of Andrey Kurkov, an interview with Kieron Gillen, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sasha Fletcher’s Fiction, Gideon Jacobs Interviewed, Courtney Maum’s Memoir, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Sasha Fletcher’s new novel, an interview with with Elamin Abdelmahmoud, and more.
Morning Bites: Bethany C. Morrow On Writing, Andrey Kurkov Interviewed, Remembering Betty Davis, and More
In our morning reading; an interview with Bethany C. Morrow, live Pavement recordings, and more.
Indexing: Elif Batuman, Sara Levine, Don Quixote, James Wood, Matthew Henriksen, Gaslight Anthem, and a Brief Weather Report!
A roundup of things consumed by our editors. Jason Diamond Right now the pile of books on my desk includes The Common issue no. 2, Divorcer by Gary Lutz, and Matthew Henriksen’s Ordinary Sun. They’re all slimmer in size, so I’m hoping to finish them all this week (Lutz’s especially so Toby I and I can discuss it), and also start putting together my vacation reading list. My yearly time off is coming up, and the stress trying to pick a handful of […]
“Kurkov’s books are published in English by a crime series and do involve death, guns, money, and sex, but no one should expect Lord Peter Wimsey here.” Anthony Olcott on Andrey Kurkov’s Russian crime fiction (with added penguins), at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Emily Gould on Zuccotti Park and Foley Square on November 14th and 15th. Band Booking alumnus Rocky Votolato is going the Kickstarter route for his next album, Television of Saints. A call for proposals from […]