In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the new Purple Mountains record, an interview with Ayşegül Savaş, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kate Walbert, Hugo Award Winners, David Wojnarowicz, The Long Blondes Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: book recommendations from Kate Walbert, a playlist from Kristi Coulter, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Jeff VanderMeer, Ryuichi Sakamoto Interviewed, Thomas Clerc, Waxahatchee’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: Nnedi Okorafor interviewed Jeff VanderMeer, new music by Waxahatchee, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Paul Tremblay and Seymour Stein, revisiting the art of David Wojnarowicz, and more.
Morning Bites: David Wojnarowicz, Christopher Soto Interviewed, Literary Jacksonville, Michiko Kakutani, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting the works of David Wojnarowicz, book recommendations from Michiko Kakutani, and more.
Whether overtly or subtly, you can learn a lot about the world that produced a book, film, or painting if you look closely enough to the circumstances of its making. Some creative works are themselves a start to a debate, a refutation of a political point, or a heated argument in textual form. For decades now, healthcare in the United States has been a hotly-debated issue. It’s no shock to see that the ongoing debates around the Affordable Care Act–from […]
As June approaches, the temperatures outside are rising, and various dreams of a long spring are dashed until next year. June also brings with it a host of books we’ve been eager to read for a while now, including new books by longtime favorites, structurally bold works that take literature into new places, and short fiction that ventures into surreal and sinister places. Here’s a look at some of the books we’re most excited about for June.
I was up in Hudson last weekend with plenty of time on hand before the evening’s music festival kicked off. I also had four hours total on the train to get up there and back; due to my just missing my northbound train, I also had a little extra time in scenic Penn Station to get some reading done. What were my subjects? Heroes, innovators, and figures who left this world far too soon.