In our afternoon reading: interviews with Rita Bullwinkel and Daniel Torday, book recommendations from Robin Sloan, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Rachel Kushner’s new novel, new writing by Scaachi Koul, and more.
Jensen Thjung keeps busy. I first heard his work via the band Lower Plenty, who make haunting, low-key music that treads the line between unsettling bliss and disquieting obsession. Thjung is also one-quarter of the Melbourne-based rock band Deaf Wish, who released their latest album, Wish, on Sub Pop in the second half of last year. (Also in the group: bassist Nick Pratt, drummer Daniel Twomey and guitarist Sarah Hardiman.) Deaf Wish’s show at Alphaville was, flat-out, one of the […]