Thoughts on Leonard Cohen at 80, Maud Newton interviewed Christopher Beha, Brooklyn Book Festival picks, news of Eric Nelson’s forthcoming collection, books overlooked by the National Book Awards, Ukiah Drag, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chloe Caldwell’s New Book, Chelsea Hodson Reviewed, Will Chancellor, Inside the Integratron, and More
Thoughts on books from Chloe Caldwell, Chelsea Hodson, and Will Chancellor; Jody Rosen on the Integratron; when great comics become less-than-great films, and more.
This September, we’ll be teaming with acclaimed Chicago publisher Curbside Splendor for a pair of events–one in Manhattan, and one in Brooklyn. They’ll feature some of our favorite writers, including Megan Stielstra, Dmitry Samarov, Sarah Gerard, and D. Foy. On Tuesday, September 16, at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe: Jason Diamond D. Foy Dmitry Samarov Megan Stielstra Erika Wurth Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is located at 126 Crosby Street in Manhattan. This event will begin at 7:00 pm. Facebook RSVP here. On Thursday, September 18th, at […]
In Episode 10, we hang/rap/laugh/explore with poet/publisher/all-around good dude Mike Young. Mike runs Magic Helicopter Press and has been an integral part of moving indie publishing/writing from ones and zeros into paper and hands. Mike was in town for a thing and we were so stoked he came and spent an afternoon with us at Mellow Pages. Mike even took a request from Eric and sings us all a song. Mike’s newest book, Sprezzatura, is on the cusp of release from Publishing Genius.
We’re pleased to announce that we will be taking part in this year’s Popsickle festival, which “aims to unite Brooklyn’s array of reading series, publishers, and literary organizations into one day-long megareading.” The full schedule can be found here. Representing Vol.1 Brooklyn will be: * Kait Heacock * Eric Nelson * Joseph Riippi
Talking Yo La Tengo and the New York Mets with Ira Kaplan. Jayson Greene chatted with Parquet Courts, whose album Light Up Gold is terrifically catchy stuff. Dustin Kurtz interviewed the man behind the new DIY-themed magazine The Holocene. Josh Levin on the pinball revival. The trailer for Hemlock Grove, based on Brian McGreevy’s novel, is up now. Eric Nelson talked about his forthcoming book The Walt Whitman House. (We published Nelson’s “A Drink Among Friends” in 2011.) New music from Hilly Eye […]