In our morning reading: thoughts on Angel Bat Dawid’s new album, an interview with Silvia Moreno-Garcia, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Blake Butler, Melissa Febos Nonfiction, Erica C. Barnett, William Basinski’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Blake Butler’s new novel, an essay by Melissa Febos, and more.
Morning Bites: Carmen Laforet Revisited, Jason Molina, Literary Suburbs, Tola Rotimi Abraham, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting the work of Carmen Laforet, discussing literary canons, and more.
Morning Bites: Kate Zambreno, Laaraji’s Recommendations, Raven Leilani, Erin Morgenstern’s Playlist, and More
In our morning reading, thoughts on Kate Zambreno’s new novel, Laaraji recommends music, and more.
Morning Bites: Blake Butler Interviewed, Tracy O’Neill, Carmen Maria Machado Nonfiction, Pylon, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Blake Butler, new writing from Carmen Maria Machado, and more.
Morning Bites: Televised Charlie Kaufman, Alexander Chee on Portland (Maine), Maile Meloy on Salinger, and More
If you’re making a trip to New England this summer, might we suggest Alexander Chee’s guide to Portland, Maine? Or perhaps Ploughshares‘s guide to literary Portsmouth. Bryan Charles remembers the excellent indie rock band Silkworm. Nico Muhly on writing for ballet. Maile Meloy on J.D. Salinger’s Nine Stories. Jeanne Fury interviews Beth Ditto of The Gossip. A Charlie Kaufman/Catherine Keener HBO series? No argument here. Details have emerged about Tao Lin’s third novel. Also: LEGO hardcore show. Follow Vol. 1 […]
So Hey, Charlie Kaufman’s Adapting “The Knife Of Never Letting Go”
In today’s unexpected news of the cinema: Charlie Kaufman will apparently be writing an adaptation of Patrick Ness’s YA novel The Knife of Never Letting Go. Having read the book in question (as well as the other two in the Chaos Walking) trilogy, this isn’t quite as weird of a match as it may seem: Ness’s novels are set in what could best be described as a telepathic dystopia, making them — one surmises — a bit of a challenge to […]