In our afternoon reading: new writing from Julián Herbert and Catherine Lacey, an interview with David Nutt, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Karen Tei Yamashita, Kirkus Prize Finalists, Jac Jemc, Robert Coover Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Karen Tei Yamashita and Robert Coover, an interview with Cold Beat, and more.
Chaos By Invitation is the name of the third album by San Francsisco’s Cold Beat–though, to hear the band’s founder, Hannah Lew, talk about its genesis, chaos may be the last thing that comes to mind. The sound of the group’s albums have veered from urgent postpunk to a more ethereal sound, the main constants being Lew’s vocals and her distinctive lyrical sensibility. We talked about the role of science fiction in her work, how the work of Ursula K. […]
Afternoon Bites: Kristen Radtke, Jeff VanderMeer’s Latest, Scholastique Mukasonga, Cold Beat Return, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on new books by Kristen Radtke, Leonora Carrington, and Jeff VanderMeer; and much more.
Morning Bites: Nadine Gordimer, Writers and Social Media, Cold Beat on San Francisco, Bill Hillman Interviewed, and More
Remembrances of Nadine Gordimer, interviews with Bill Hillman and Hannah Lew, reviews of Scott Cheshire’s debut novel and a surreal cinematic adaptation of a Stanislaw Lem book, and more.