In the midst of some routine tagging in Instagram, I stumbled upon a unique hashtag for Ben Loory. Most authors have quite a few posts under the hashtag of their own name, sometimes with the title of their most famous/recent book alongside it, accompanying pictures of bookstore readings or well-filtered shelving arrangements. Ben was the only one I ever tried to tag with a name that brings up an actual phrase as a hashtag: “#benloorystoriesarebeautiful”. I’m sure there are probably […]
Afternoon Bites: Eleanor Henderson Interviewed, Philip K. Dick on Film, Art Garfunkel’s Memoir, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Eleanor Henderson, thoughts on Ben Loory’s new collection, and much more.
In our morning reading: Ben Loory fiction, an essay by Helen McClory, a documentary about the Chills, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ariel Gore’s Playlist, Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Essay, Ben Loory’s Latest, Protomartyr’s Beer, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist by Ariel Gore, thoughts on books by Laurent Binet and Ben Loory, and more.
Morning Bites: Ted Leo Returns, Rare Book Collecting, Káryyn Interviewed, Ben Loory’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Ted Leo’s new album and Ben Loory’s new collection, an interview with Káryyn, and more.
What does the month of September have in store, as far as books are concerned? A whole lot of intriguing short fiction, for one thing–everything from meticulously-arranged tales of the uncanny to stylistically bold explorations of society. There’s also intriguing new works from some of our favorite writers, from an experimentally-structured work by John Haskell to a collection of lectures by Toni Morrison. As summer segues into fall, here are some book that might help ease you in to sweater […]
Afternoon Bites: Robert Lopez, Junot Díaz Interviews Samuel R. Delany, Will Oldham’s New Album, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Robert Lopez’s new novel and Will Oldham’s new album, an interview with Samuel R. Delany, and more.
Morning Bites: Alana Massey, Shirley Jackson Revisited, Shelly Oria on Craft, Melissa Febos, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Alana Massey and Shelly Oria, fiction by Ben Loory, and more.