In our afternoon reading: a new recording of a Muriel Spark short story, an interview with David Bazan, and much more.
In our morning reading: Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel, thoughts on Carmen Maria Machado’s debut collection, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Scott Adlerberg, Matthew Neill Null’s Latest, David Bazan Interviewed, Shearwater, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Scott Adlerberg and David Bazan, thoughts on books by Matthew Neill Null and Carmiel Banasky, and more.
I’ve been listening to the music of TW Walsh for a long time now–from his first solo album How We Spend Our Days to his time as a member of Pedro the Lion and Headphones and on through his latest album, Fruitless Research. It’s an album that retains the same off-beat sensibility of his earlier work while also venturing into more stylized, dreamlike arrangements, with longtime collaborator Yuuki Matthews (The Shins, Crystal Skulls) along for the ride. It’s a a […]
In our weekend reading: a history of Repo Man, the year’s best comics, new fiction from Brandon Hobson and Joshua Baldwin, an interview with David Bazan, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Discussing César Aira, Nick Antosca on Horror Films, Brooks Headley Interviewed, Julia Elliott, and More
A look at César Aira’s literary inspiration, discussing food and punk drumming with Brooks Headley, Alexis Coe was interviewed by Karen Abbott, Nick Antosca on horror films, and more.
Bites: Howard Zinn, Tobi Vail on George Pelecanos, Shakespeare’s Pad, Alicia Jo Rabins and David Bazan on Faith and Art, and More
Over at The Millions, Jesse Ball reviews a year of reading, and makes us want to go buy the book pictured above. Howard Zinn’s Voices of a People’s History (Seven Stories Press) “collects the works of outsiders, rebels, and disenfranchised Americans“. Over at the Bumpidee Reader, Tobi Vail reviews The Way Home, by George Pelecanos. “We are hoping to find organic debris that will teach us what the great man had for dinner.” Says Richard Kemp, of the Shakespeare Birthplace […]