Welcome To All That by Andrew Bomback 1. When we first dropped our bags on apartment floors/Took our broken hearts, put them in a drawer/Everybody here was someone else before. – Taylor Swift For me, New York ended as soon as it began. – Eula Biss I was riding the 1 train the first time I heard Taylor Swift’s “Welcome to New York,” and I’m not entirely sure if I would have made the connection between the song and the […]
In our morning reading: the upcoming On Immunity marathon reading, literary B-sides, delving into Noah Baumbach’s films, a report from AWP, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eula Biss, Revisiting Miles Davis, Geoff Rickly on Richard Powers, J. David Osborne Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Eula Biss, revisiting two mid-70s Miles Davis albums, J. David Osborne talks publishing, catching up with Atticus Lish, and more.
Morning Bites: Thomas Pierce Interviewed, Ray Bradbury Essay, Eula Biss, Justin Pearson on Swing Kids, and More
In our morning reading: news of the Ace Hotel’s residency for writers, an interview with Eula Biss, a previously-unpublished essay from Ray Bradbury, The Ramones on film, and more.
Morning Bites: Eula Biss Considered, Grace Paley Fiction, Thoughts on Mike Kelley, Steve Gunn’s Latest, and More
Essays on Eula Biss’s new book and the art of Mike Kelley, a review of Steve Gunn’s new album, interviews with Justin Taylor and Katha Pollitt, fiction from Grace Paley and Jac Jemc, and more.
Morning Bites: Michelle Orange on Marilynne Robinson, Performing “Inventory,” Antonia Crane, Talking “Fear Street,” and More
Michelle Orange on Marilynne Robinson’s new novel, Scott Cheshire on John Coltrane, art from David Lynch, a mix from Chloe Caldwell, 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.
Thoughts on new books from Michael Robbins and Eula Biss, notes on the 5 Under 35 honorees, Will Oldham recommends films, Sarah McCarry talks with the Other People Podcast, and more.