In our weekend reading: revisiting a classic Edith Wharton novel, thoughts on two albums by SAULT, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Namwali Serpell and Maria Tumarkin in Conversation, “The Age of Innocence” at 100, David Leo Rice Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: Namwali Serpell and Maria Tumarkin in conversation, fiction from David Leo Rice, and more.
Morning Bites: Edith Wharton Revisited, Lee Matthew Goldberg, Bruce Chatwin on Film, Greg Mania, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting an underrated Edith Wharton novel, an interview with Lee Matthew Goldberg, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Juan Pablo Villalobos Interviewed, Alex DiFrancesco, Adapting Edith Wharton, George Saunders, and More
In our afternoon reading: a conversation with Juan Pablo Villalobos, exploring the fiction of George Saunders, and more.
Morning Bites: Zadie Smith on Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Edith Wharton and Celebrity, Han Kang, The Gotobeds’ Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Zadie Smith on the writings of Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, an interview with Marilynne Robinson, new nonfiction from Navneet Alang, and more.
Morning Bites: Mira Gonzalez Interviewed, Blake Butler’s Latest, Meg Wolitzer, Sun Ra Reissues, and More
A look at Blake Butler’s new novel, interviews with Meg Wolitzer and Mira Gonzalez, adapting an Edith Wharton novel for television, notes on a Sun Ra reissue, and more.
Slate has a fine piece up from Kate Bolick, who’ll be hosting an interview series this summer at The Mount, Wharton’s home. And in the spirit of Wharton’s book on home decoration, Bolick has collected advice from Wharton on hospitality–essentially, a look at how to throw a suitably Wharton-esque event.
Afternoon Bites: Hilton Als, Edith Wharton on Home Decor, Kevin Sampsell, Rick Moody on The Necks, and More
This afternoon: Hilton Als is interviewed at Bookforum, Rick Moody has good things to say about the blissed-out jazz of The Necks, catching up with Kevin Sampsell, what Edith Wharton would say about modern home decor, and more.