Nitsuh Abebe on Screaming Females? Sure, we’ll read that. Necessary Fiction hosts a roundtable discussion featuring authors with recent books on Mud Luscious Press. Jeanette Winterson is today’s guest on the Bat Segundo Show. The Emerging Writers Network is kicking off this year’s Short Story Month. Louise Erdrich: interviewed at The Book Bench. Molly Fischer on Cold Cave’s Guggenheim show. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Morning Bites: NYRB almost at 50, Person of the Year, Women in famous novels, Updike’s house, Ted Leo’s faves, and more
The Protestor is the Time magazine Person of the Year. The magazine’s managing editor, Kurt Andersen, explains why. The Atlantic takes a look at 50 or so fantastic years of the New York Review of Books. At The Nervous Breakdown: Sabina Murray on the women of famous novels by Jonathan Franzen and Jeffrey Eugenides. David Haglund at Slate wonders if people pay more for houses once owned by famous writers? With that, Vol. 1 is ready to bid one trillion dollars on […]
In honor of tomorrow. 1) Cold Cave “Love Comes Close” I’ve already gone on record stating what I think of Wes Eisold as a writer, frontman of great hardcore bands, and one of the minds behind Heartworm Press. It’s this single by his latest project Cold Cave that has me the most excited. New Order lifting poetry from a long-dead Romantic poet? Maybe. Whatever the case, this video blew me away. 2) Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and Serge Gainsbourg, “Constipation Blues” 3) Nick […]
Some guy at NYU “intends to turn all 6,438 sentences of the great Herman Melville (Moby-Dick)opus into Japanese Emoji, rather picturesque emoticons that are on most handsets in Japan.” Lit. Lit Drift talks about Neil Gaiman’s Twitter fiction contest. Melville House named best small press of the year! Maud Newton talks R. Crumb and Chick tract’s. Featherproof Books has an iPhone app. (thanks The Scowl) The Millions gives us a comedic translation of The Road. L Magazine talks to writer […]