In our morning reading: an interview with John Darnielle, thoughts on albums by Special Interest and Bill Callahan, and more.
Morning Bites: Natalie Eilbert Interviewed, Chelsea Martin, Azar Swan’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Natalie Eilbert, thoughts on Chelsea Martin’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: Jennifer Egan, Chelsea Martin Interviewed, Upper Wilds, Scott McClanahan’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Jennifer Egan and Scott McClanahan, new writing from Rahawa Haile, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Josephine Rowe Interviewed, Man Booker Shortlist, Kelly Luce, Front Matter, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Josephine Rowe, a playlist from Chelsea Martin, lanterns in Morningside Heights, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Megan Stielstra Interviewed, Lauren Hilger Poetry, Bookstores Preview Autumn, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Megan Stielstra, indie bookstores preview the fall, and much more.
Morning Bites: Chelsea Martin, Roadside Americana, Mimi Pond Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Chelsea Martin and Mimi Pond, a selection of notable notebooks, and more.
Morning Bites: D. Foy, Chelsea Martin Interviewed, Matt Bell’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from D. Foy’s novel, an interview with Chelsea Martin, September book recommendations, and more.
“The Final Order of Things Came From Intuition”: An Interview With Chelsea Martin
Chelsea Martin’s novella Mickey opens with a lyric from Matchbox 20’s “3AM,” a song that seems like its about a break-up, but is in fact about Rob Thomas’s relationship with his mom. Similarly, Mickey might seem like its about a break-up—the first scene is, after all, the unnamed protagonist breaking up with her boyfriend, Mickey—but there’s something else happening below the surface. Through a series of vignettes, the book unfolds to be about a young woman’s relationship with her estranged […]