In our morning reading: new fiction from Kristen Arnett, the winners of the Bram Stoker Awards, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Morning Bites: Jordy Rosenberg Interviewed, Aimee Mann, Revisiting F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chris Campanioni, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jordy Rosenberg and Chris Campanioni, revisiting Aimee Mann’s music, and more.
Morning Bites: Marlon James’s Recommendations, Christopher Castellani’s Latest, Esmé Weijun Wang Interviewed, Onscreen Books, and More
In our morning reading: book recommendations from Marlon James, interviews with Esmé Weijun Wang and Joe Scapellato, and more.
Weekend Bites: Jonathan Lethem, Roberto Saviano’s Latest, José Olivarez, Warren Zevon Revisited, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Jonathan Lethem, Julie Buntin on new books by Nico Walker and Lisa Locascio, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: R. O. Kwon, Mairead Case on The Ramones, Geneviève Castrée, A.M. Homes’s Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by R. O. Kwon and Tommy Pico, new writing by Mairead Case, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Clarice Lispector Revisited, Alexander Chee, Neko Case Interviewed, Wayne Koestenbaum’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Clarice Lispector and Alexander Chee, an interview with Neko Case, and more.
In one of the first stories of Chris Campanioni’s Drift, there is a photographer named Jared Garrett who repeats over and over again his desire to capture everything, going so far as to wonder – beneath a purple sky, listening to coyotes howl in the distance – if he could capture the silence within a moment. This character’s fervent aspirations reflect what the author seems to be attempting throughout the rest of the book: to capture the things we cannot […]