Rosie Schaap on Kurt Weill and autumn drinks, an excerpt from Matt Bell’s next novel, new fiction from Lincoln Michel, art comic recommendations, thoughts on the new novel from David Connerley Nahm, and more.
Morning Bites: Teju Cole Revisits James Baldwin, The End of The Birthday Party, Juliet Escoria, A Noah Cicero Excerpt, and More
Teju Cole revisits a James Baldwin essay, new writing from Juliet Escoria, David Connerley Nahm’s novel is reviewed, the last days of The Birthday Party, and more.
Morning Bites: Celeste Ng, Catherine Lacey Reviewed, Melissa Broder on Twitter, Poetry from Tommy Pico, and More
Alexander Chee on the new book from Celeste Ng, writers on moving from short stories to novels, an excerpt from Tommy Pico, an interview with David Connerley Nahm, and more,
Afternoon Bites: NYRB Documentary, Sean Madigan Hoen Interviewed, Tony Molina, David Connerley Nahm’s Playlist, and More
News on the NYRB documentary, reviews that infuriated Hemingway, interviews with Tony Molina and Sean Madigan Hoen, music from Matmos, and more.
Sunday Stories: “Exciting New Moneymaking Opportunities Await”
Exciting New Moneymaking Opportunities Await by David Connerley Nahm EXCITING NEW MONEYMAKING OPPORTUNITIES AWAIT! said the purple paper the woman pulled from beneath the rotted windshield wiper of her dented coup, the words written in bubble letters with black marker on some blank Ur page and photocopied ad infinitum and slid onto the windshields of the cars parked in the parking deck, most likely by one of the bums that lingered downtown, probably paid a few dollars for the day, […]
#tobyreads: Human Connections and Parallel Lives
I’ve had Tiphanie Yanique’s memorably-titled How to Escape from a Leper Colony on my to-read shelf for a while now. I’ve heard good things about Land of Love and Drowning, the novel she has due out later this year, and figured that it might be the right time to check out the collection in question. Spoiler alert: it totally was. Secondary spoiler: season two of #tobyreads is all about me building a time machine to find my younger self and convincing […]