In our morning reading: Adam O’Fallon Price on rereading, a trio of writers remember David Berman, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Patty Yumi Cottrell, writers and arts organizations on the importance of the NEA, and much more.
We think that Ed Park wins the award for “Best Buildup in a Short Story Using a Person Trying to Recall a Password” with his story in this week’s New Yorker, “Slide to Unlock.” Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
It looks like you’re dragging today. Back to work from a holiday vacation? A New Year drinking binge that lasted 72 hours? Whatever the case, you are obviously behind a computer at this very moment, so maybe read the following things (think of this as Bites on steroids): 1. Our buddy Sean Doyle has a story called “Chongo the Pimp” up at Freerange. Read that, then read his Sunday Story from a few months back, “The Huffer.” 2. The Rumpus never […]
Vintage Moby-Dick fabric courtesy of Etsy. The foods of Honoré de Balzac. Dennis Cooper talks with Brad Listi at the Other People podcast. N+1 and The New York Review of Books team up for some personal ad action. Ed Park’s notes from a Nicholson Baker talk. PopMatters reviews Ersatz G.B., the latest album by The Fall. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.