In our afternoon reading: an interview with Edan Lepucki, an excerpt from Gerda Saunders’s new book, and much more.
Weekend Bites: P.S. Eliot, Morgan Parker’s Poetry, Alexander Chee’s Nonfiction, Edan Lepucki, and More
In our weekend reading: the history of P.S. Eliot, new writing from Morgan Parker and Alexander Chee, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates Interviewed, Matt Bell on Video Games, Barbara Lynn, Likability in Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Atticus Lish, and Matt Bell; a tribute to Death by Audio; notes on likability in fiction; feminism and dance moves; and more.
Morning Bites: Chris Ofili, A “Pen & Ink” Excerpt, David Cronenberg Interviewed, Wendy C. Ortiz, and More
Chris Ofili talked with Calvin Tomkins, Nobel Prize odds for writers, an excerpt from Pen & Ink, talking books with David Cronenberg, Brooklyn Book Festival attendees, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Edan Lepucki on Margaret Atwood, Emma Straub’s Novel Tips, All Ages Press Debuts, Cheever’s House, and More
Edan Lepucki on her admiration for the work of Margaret Atwood, Emma Straub on writing a novel, Futurism and noise-punk, A.N. Devers on John Cheever, Nina McConigley reads from her novel, Adam Kirsch on Brian Morton, and more.
#tobyreads: Islands & Isolation
I finished Tiphanie Yanique’s Land of Love and Drowning earlier this week. It’s a fantastic novel, one that spans years and does interesting things with what is, on the surface, a familiar-looking kind of narrative: the one that follows a small group of characters over a span of decades, and finds them walking through a shifting society. And, yes, Yanique’s novel is set in the Virgin Islands, and yes, it does (mostly) follow two sisters as they witness and take part […]
Weekend Bites: Sheila Heti, Michael Kimball on “Galaga,” Will Chancellor Reviewed, Edan Lepucki, and More
New writing from Sheila Heti, excerpts from books from Michael Kimball and Jeffrey Renard Allen, interviews with James Yeh and Edan Lepucki, and much more for your weekend reading.
Afternoon Bites: Edan Lepucki, Blake Butler’s Summer Reading, New Eleni Sikelianos Writing, Bruce Sterling, and More
Interviews with Tommy Pico, Karl Ove Knausgård, and Daniel Mendelsohn; recommended reading from Blake Butler; new writing from Bruce Sterline and Edan Lepucki, and more.