A roundup of things consumed by our editors. Tobias Carroll Finished Geoff Dyer’s Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasai last weekend for one of the book groups I’m in. At first, I wasn’t as impressed with it as I’d been with his other work, but over time, the gulf between its two sections — one third-person, set in Venice, the other first-person and set in Varanasai — began to impress me more and more. Dyer leaves open the question of whether […]
Our editors weekly roundup of what they’re consuming. Jason Diamond I guess I’ve really missed out by not reading The Art of Fielding. Aside from the dozen people who’ve suggested I pick it up, the Keith Gessen article in Vanity Fair was really the breaking point. I’ve obviously fucked up on several levels, and it is time to rectify this.