In our afternoon reading: an interview with Eleanor Henderson, thoughts on Ben Loory’s new collection, and much more.
Morning Bites: Nina Simone Tribute, World Fantasy Award Nominees, “Ten Thousand Saints” Trailer, Zines in Bushwick, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on a Nina Simone tribute album, a preview of the Bushwick Art Book and Zine Fair, a trailer for the adaptation of “Ten Thousand Saints,” and more.
Posted by Tobias Carroll Last Sunday, a combination of topics and questions raised during two panels at the Brooklyn Book Festival got me thinking about one particular intersection of music and literature. This is more of a question (or a request for information) than anything else. One late-morning panel included Justin Taylor and Jennifer Gilmore, both of whom have released acclaimed novels that at least touch on punk subcultures — whether anarchist communes or straightedge hardcore. Eleanor Henderson’s Ten Thousand […]
Posted by Jason Diamond If 1991 was “the year punk broke,” I’d like to think of 2011 as “the year the punk novel broke” with the publication of books like Justin Taylor’s crusty cult epic, The Gospel of Anarchy, Vanessa Veselka’s Zazen; and the most critically acclaimed of all, Ten Thousand Saints, by Eleanor Henderson. I’d also add Tao Lin’s Shoplifting From American Apparel and The Orange Eats Creeps by Grace Krilanovich into this emerging genre, the difference being that they […]