In our afternoon reading: inside the work of LittlePuss Press, Maris Kreizman on the year in books, and more.
Some books about online communities venture into the science fictional to appropriately describe the goings-on there. Others, from Dennis Cooper’s The Sluts to Elle Nash’s Gag Reflex, adopt the styles and formats of certain online spaces. Cat Fitzpatrick’s novel The Call-Out also wrangles with questions of online discourse, but is likely the only novel to do so while also being written in verse. I spoke with Fitzpatrick on an autumn morning to discuss her novel, art forms, and the excellence of New Jersey.
Morning Bites: Cat Fitzpatrick’s Playlist, National Book Award Winners, Grant Morrison Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: a playlist from Cat Fitzpatrick, the National Book Award winners, and more.