In our morning reading: thoughts on Bret Easton Ellis’s new novel, notable sports novels, and more.
Morning Bites: Belle and Sebastian’s Latest, Jen Michalski’s Playlist, Meredith Gran’s Comics, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Belle and Sebastian’s new album, an interview with Kashana Cauley, and more.
Morning Bites: Maria Teresa Hart on Dolls, Maud Newton’s Recommendations, Revisiting “Less Than Zero,” and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Maria Teresa Hart, Maud Newton on her year in books, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Teju Cole Talks Art, Luke B. Goebel on Process, Tom Tom Magazine, Ascetic House Live, and More
Thoughts on art from Teju Cole, thoughts on writing from Luke B. Goebel, Ascetic House-affiliated bands play NYC, notes on privacy and science fiction, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Zadie Smith, A Leslie Jamison Essay, New Matt Bell Fiction, Damien Barr’s Playlist, and More
New fiction from Zadie Smith and Matt Bell, an essay from Leslie Jamison, revisiting American Psycho, talking with Adam Wilson, and more.
Morning Bites: Teju Cole, Victor LaValle on Shirley Jackson’s “The Sundial”, Laura van den Berg Interviewed, White Lung’s Latest, and More
This morning: Victor LaValle on an underrated Shirley Jackson novel, interviews with Laura van den Berg and Teju Cole, Bret Easton Ellis scripts a Dum Dum Girls video, a look at the Wes Anderson-Stefan Zweig connection, and more.
It seems that Yahoo called it a year ago with the article “Scott Disick is a Bret Easton Ellis Character,” which broke down the 1980s preppy looks of Kourtney Kardashian’s Long Island-born beau. Somebody else obviously thought that, because the news is out that fellow Kardashian lover, Kanye West, has tapped Disick to star in a video that is apparently an homage to American Psycho. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
Morning Bites: Emily St. John Mandel, Fox Mole Gets a Deal, Bret Easton Ellis and Your Novel, and More
Benjamin Samuel of Electric Literature talks to Jacket Copy about Recommended Reading. Roxane Gay tackles Girls at The Rumpus. Also, Roxane Gay has just made all other think pieces on Girls totally irrelevant. Book Riot talks to Emily St. John Mandel. Bret Easton Ellis will review your novel for $5,000. Who doesn’t love fictional rich people of the 1980s? (It seemed fitting to post this after something about Bret Easton Ellis.) The Fox Mole got a really sweet book deal. Follow Vol. […]