In our morning reading: interviews with Julia Alvarez and Lee Matalone, Charles Portis remembered, and more.
Morning Bites: Sharlene Teo, Michele Filgate Interviewed, Revisiting Encyclopedia Brown, Clancy Martin, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Sharlene Teo’s new novel, nonfiction from Clancy Martin, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Samantha Hunt, Stephanie Danler Interviewed, Laird Barron, László Krasznahorkai’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Samantha Hunt and Clancy Martin, thoughts on new books from Laird Barron and László Krasznahorkai, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Elisa Gabbert Interviewed, Morgan Parker, New Maud Newton Nonfiction, Clancy Martin, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Elisa Gabbert, new writing from Maud Newton and Molly Rose Quinn, and more.
Self-Destruction and “A Voyeuristic Itch”: A Review of Clancy Martin’s “Bad Sex”
The first few chapters of a book are crucial, and Clancy Martin’s Bad Sex opened with chapters that failed to hook me. Or so I thought. Instead of failing to hook me, my negative reaction to the novel came from some deeply rooted issues; my class resentment was flaring up and I wasn’t in the mood for yet another novel about the emotional woes of rich, attractive white folks who travel around the world and spend their days drinking and […]
Morning Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Valeria Luiselli on Clarice Lispector’s Stories, New Clancy Martin, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Clancy Martin, an excerpt from Matt Bell’s new book, notes on karaoke, and more.
Goethe for Nerds/Hornballs
A few weeks ago over at The Faster Times, Clancy Martin explained how the German writer would get you laid. But just in case you were still stuck at Point A, and looking for tips, Guerilla Geek Journals has “How to read Goethe without really trying“.
Gigantic Magazine is Okay With The U.S.A.
This excites me. Dear readers, Gigantic #2, the America issue, is coming out next month! We promise it will have more screams than a bald eagle, be more stunning than purple mountains majesty and taste almost as fresh as mom’s apple pie. Some of the literary legends whose names will be engraved on the steep cliff of its pages include Sam Lipsyte, Lydia Millet, Clancy Martin, Margo Jefferson, Ken Sparling, Deb Olin Unferth and Adrian Tomine. In anticipation of issue […]