In our afternoon reading: revisiting punk history with Kathleen Hanna, revisiting scary stories with Victor LaValle, and more.
Morning Bites: “Catch-22” on TV, Ann Powers, Jayson Greene Interviewed, Efrim Manuel Menuck and Kevin Doria, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the new “Catch-22” adaptation, essays by Ann Powers and Maris Kreizman, and more.
Weekend Bites: Octavia E. Butler, Books About Protests, Liza Featherstone, Tune-Yards Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: revisiting Octavia E. Butler’s “Dawn,” a new bookstore opens in the East Village, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s 2017 Favorites: Nonfiction
Beginning this week, we’ll be looking back at some of the books that we enjoyed most in 2017. First up: nonfiction. Whether they were providing us with a greater understanding of the world around us, taking us on a deep dive into the mind of their authors, or offering a wry take on everyday life, these books gave us something to savor this year.
Morning Bites: Ann Powers, Nicole Dennis-Benn Nonfiction, Tanwi Nandini Islam, N.K. Jemisin Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Ann Powers and N.K. Jemisin, thoughts on two books by Nick Joaquin, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jesmyn Ward, John Ashbery Remembered, Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Latest, LCD Soundsystem, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jesmyn Ward and Nick Laird, thoughts on the new LCD Soundsystem album, and more.
Morning Bites: Ann Powers Interviewed, Walter Becker Remembered, Talking Witchcraft, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Ann Powers and Matthew Neill Null, testing out witchcraft, and much more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s August 2017 Book Preview
The summer continues. Whether your preferred mode of summer reading involves being stretched out on a beach, huddled in front of an air conditioner, or resplendent on a park bench, August offers even more notable titles to add to your (literary) tote bag of choice. From smart writing on music to eagerly-anticipated debuts to fiction that offers a memorable perspective on pressing issues of the moment, there’s a lot of intriguing-looking books due out this month. Here’s a look at […]