In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Aleksandar Hemon’s new book, fiction from Danielle Dutton, and more.
Weekend Bites: Jean de La Ville de Mirmont Revisited, Carmen Maria Machado, Soraya Roberts Nonfiction, Rita Dove, and More
In our weekend reading: why you should be reading Jean de La Ville de Mirmont, new writing from Soraya Roberts and Angela Woodward, and more.
Morning Bites: David Burr Gerrard Fiction, Rich Cohen, Ben Loory Interviewed, Deanne Stillman, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from David Burr Gerrard, interviews with Ben Loory and Deanne Stillman, and more.
Morning Bites: Jeanette Winterson, Scott Esposito Interviewed, “A Christmas Carol” on Film, and More
In our morning reading: Jeanette Winterson on Christmas, Fariha Róisín on 2016, an interview with Scott Esposito, and more.
Morning Bites: Kiese Laymon on Outkast, Literary Award Speeches, Culinary Sports, Jeff VanderMeer Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: new essays from Kiese Laymon and Jeff VanderMeer; award speeches from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay, and Karl Ove Knausgaard; and more.
Morning Bites: Dickensian Birthday, Alexander Chee on Outrage, New Adam Wilson, Mark McGuire Interviewed, and More
This morning: a very Charles Dickens birthday, Alexander Chee on internet outrage, Mark McGuire is interviewed, new fiction from Adam Wilson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Richard Pryor Biography, Colin Winnette’s Novellas, New Dum Dum Girls, Fiennes on Dickens, and More
Roxane Gay on a new biography of Richard Pryor; Ralph Fiennes talks Charles Dickens; new music from Dum Dum Girls; and more.
The best thing we’ve seen all day has to be this video from BBC’s Horrible Histories that features Charles Dickens telling his story via a Smiths song. (Via Dangerous Minds) Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.