In our morning reading: an excerpt from Edward Carey’s new book, an interview with Avni Doshi, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Michelle Dean Interviewed, Dino Buzzati Revisited, Leslie Jamison, Edward Carey’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Michelle Dean and Leslie Jamison, fiction by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, and more.
“These Books Were Always Going to be Victorian”: Talking “Heap House” With Edward Carey
Edward Carey’s new novel Heap House is his first for younger readers; it’s also a magnificently creepy work regardless of what age you are when you encounter it. Set in and outside of London in the late 19th century, it’s the story of Clod Iremonger, a sixteen-year-old who hears mysterious voices coming from inanimate objects, and Lucy Pennant, who comes to work in the sprawling Iremonger family home. Family secrets, objects that don’t behave like they should, and secret histories all […]
Morning Bites: Scott Walker Revisited, New Edward Carey, Anne Carson, Run the Jewels Interviewed, and More
In this morning’s reading: thoughts on the music of Scott Walker; new writing from Anne Carson, Meredith Turits, and Erika Anderson; thoughts on Edward Carey’s new novel; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Mekons Documentary, Chris Rock on “Purple Rain,” CMJ Festival Recap, Edward Carey, and More
A look at the forthcoming Mekons documentary, Chris Rock revisits Purple Rain, a recap of highlights from this year’s CMJ Festival, a talk with Edward Carey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Janelle Monáe and Science Fiction, Caitlin Moran Interviewed, Marlon James, Steve Reich’s Latest, and More
A look at Janelle Monáe and science fiction, Steve Reich’s latest is reviewed, thoughts on new books from Eula Biss and Marlon James, an interview with Caitlin Moran, and more.