In our afternoon reading: fiction by Lauren Oyler and David Leo Rice, an interview with Francisco Goldman, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Bookstore Napping, Mike Watt and Rick Moody Chat, Reading “James and the Giant Peach,” and More
“For years after reading Dahl, I would invent my own words, unconcerned that the gibberish I was scribbling might not exist in a dictionary.” Janelle Brown on James and the Giant Peach. Rick Moody interviewing Mike Watt? Yes, we’ll read that one. Rosemary DeWitt once napped in bookstores. Francisco Goldman on his view of Mexico City. The upcoming Books Beneath The Bridge Festival sounds excellent. Titus Welliver, interviewed at the AV Club. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
As the zine that she started celebrates its twentieth anniversary with shows in Washington and Brooklyn, Chickfactor‘s Gail O’Hara talks twee with Michaelangelo Matos. The name says it all: James Joyce or Kool Keith? Francisco Goldman’s article on political revolutionaries in Chile is a pretty terrific piece of journalism. Edward Champion interviewing Steve Erickson? We will listen to that. Andrew Leland has the details on a new book on the Oulipo that sounds promising. Lena Dunham chats with her best […]