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.
Have you submitted to L Magazine’s Literary Upstart competition? You’ve got till May 28th. That time Henry James took down Charles Dickens. The most famous Jewish poet in India. Neil Gaiman posts the raw copy of his interview with Stephen King. Speaking of Stephen King: The guy just wants to be taxed! Eric Copeland (of Black Dice) has a new solo album coming out. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.