In our morning reading: delving into the new SPELLING album, an interview with Gordon Lish, and more.
Morning Bites: Monica Drake Interviewed, Dzanc Prize, Carlos Velásquez’s Playlist, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Monica Drake, Dzanc Books launches a new literary prize, a playlist from Carlos Velásquez, and more.
#tobyreads: The Sinister and The Wild
I need to do a better job of reading William H. Gass’s fiction. I’ve enjoyed some of his nonfiction–specifically, On Being Blue and Finding a Form. But his fiction has, until recently, been a blank spot I’ve needed to fill in. I started The Tunnel ages ago and got bogged down; among my reading projects for this year is to finally finish it. On a trip to the west coast, I picked up his collection In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, […]
Morning Bites: Tournament of Books Final, Sufjan Stevens, New Melissa Broder Poetry, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Ryan Chapman and Camille DeAngelis, new poetry from Melissa Broder, Brandon Stosuy on Sufjan Stevens’s new album, and more.
Weekend Bites: James Hannaham, Camille DeAngelis on Coming of Age Novels, Prince Archives, and More
In our weekend reading: a new essay from James Hannaham, Camille DeAngelis on coming-of-age books, James Yeh on the existence of a Prince archive, and more.
Morning Bites: Murakami’s Advice, Joan Didion, Diane Cook Interviewed, Nina McConigley on the BBC, and More
In our morning reading: Haruki Murakami’s advice column, interviews with Diane Cook and Nina McConigley, DIY shows in the mountains, and much more.
Morning Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson on Portland, Molly Crabapple in Syria, Rachel Cantor Interviewed, Gina Frangello, and More
This morning: new writing from Mitchell S. Jackson, Molly Crabapple on the Syrian civil war, Sarah Rose Etter on art, Gina Frangello talked with BuzzFeed, and more.