In our afternoon reading: discussing the writings of João Gilberto Noll, an excerpt from Tayari Jones’s forthcoming novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Adrian Tomine, Lidia Yuknavitch on Kathy Acker, Warren Ellis Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Adrian Tomine and Warren Ellis, Lidia Yuknavitch on Kathy Acker, and much more.
Morning Bites: Elizabeth Bishop on Brazil, Zoe Heller on Salman Rushdie, Miranda July Interviewed, and More
Benjamin Moser has a look at Elizabeth Bishop’s writings on Brazil at the Book Bench. Zoe Heller reviewed Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton for theNew York Review of Books. Miranda July talked to the folks at BOMB. New at Rookie: Emma Straub’s essay “On Being a Late Bloomer.” Matt LeMay looks back at Interpol, and a very specific moment in NYC music. Kendra Grant Malone, who’s reading tonight at Franklin Park, was interviewed at The L Magazine. More best of 2012 […]
Elizabeth Bishop and the Poetry of Losing Your Shit
I’ve been using an excuse to put off a lot of things: “No, I can’t—I’m moving.” Buying boxes and tape, making the right appointments, and clearing my schedule took a week and a half, somehow, and I had suspected that I was planning too much until suddenly I was in the middle of the move, running up city blocks, following a truck in a car through red lights on the West Side Highway. I was thinking about which street was […]
Morning Bites: Poe’s birthday, The male novelist, Ben Marcus on NPR, post-Wikipedia blackout, and more
Edgar Allan Poe was born on this day in 1809. What did the Wikipedia blackout accomplish? Teddy Wayne on “The agony of the male novelist” at Salon. Elizabeth Bishop’s paintings. Rich Cohen, Joshua Cohen, and (as far as we can tell) no other people named Cohen are involved in a book called Jewish Jocks. Ben Marcus talks about The Flame Alphabet on All Things Considered. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com