In our morning reading: Carrie Brownstein and Questlove in conversation, a visit to Amazon’s bookstore, Victoria Ruiz on the Trans FX album, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing from Alex Mar, interviews with Ted Rall and Carrie Brownstein, and more.
Morning Bites: New Tanwi Nandini Islam Nonfiction, Carrie Brownstein and Questlove, Marie-Helene Bertino on Heroines, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Tanwi Nandini Islam, Maura Johnston, and Marie-Helene Bertino; new fiction from Kevin Maloney; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Carrie Brownstein Interviewed, Dylan Thomas at 100, Joanna Newsom, Wolfgang Hilbig, and More
In our afternoon reading: conversations with Carrie Brownstein, notes on Dylan Thomas, Blake Butler on surreal novels, an interview with Isaac Fitzgerald, and more.
Morning Bites: James Baldwin, A Carrie Brownstein Excerpt, Richard Hell, Rachel B. Glaser Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: notes on James Baldwin on music, an excerpt from Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, an interview with Rachel B. Glaser, and more.
Morning Bites: Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir, Svetlana Alexievich, Bikini Kill’s Origins, Patrick Wensink, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, Bikini Kill’s history, a review of Kylesa’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson, Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir, Marlon James Recommends Fiction, Neighborhood Bars, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction from Mitchell S. Jackson and Jason Diamond, Greil Marcus on Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, Marlon James recommends novels, and more.
I think it’s safe to say that October is something of a juggernaut, as far as books we’re looking forward to are concerned. The full spectrum is covered: surreal short fiction, expansive works in translation, smart juxtapositions of pop and literary culture, insightful memoirs, and more.