In our morning reading: new writing from Rupert Thomson, an interview with Chelsea Bieker, and more.
Morning Bites: Kate Zambreno Interviewed, Bruce Langhorne’s Music, Danielle Dutton, and More
In our morning reading: checking in with Kate Zambreno, thoughts on Danielle Dutton’s latest novel, and much more.
#tobyreads: Oceans, Sonic and Otherwise
It took a lengthier-than-expected internal debate to convince myself that I shouldn’t name this week’s column for Isis’s 2002 album Oceanic, if only because I’d wager that most of you would look at me (or this column) with some bafflement. “Yes, Toby, we get it–but what do whaling disasters have to do with experimental metal bands?” So instead: metaphor, unreliable narrators, Aphex Twin, and cannibalism.