In our morning reading: an excerpt from Scott McClanahan’s new book, essays by Jami Attenberg and Emily Schultz, and more.
Afternoon Bites: John Doe Interviewed, Lynn Steger Strong, Morgan Parker Poetry, Gabriel García Márquez Documentary, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with John Doe and Rios de la Luz, Jen Doll recommends beach reads, and much more.
Morning Bites: Roxane Gay on Ferguson, Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive, Lidia Yuknavitch Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Roxane Gay has written a powerful essay on Ferguson; information on donating to Ferguson’s library; news on Gabriel García Márquez’s archive; interviews with Atticus Lish and Lidia Yuknavitch; and more.
Morning Bites: García Márquez’s Final Novel, Jo Ann Beard, Revisiting Muriel Spark, Literary Aphex Twin, and More
A look at the works of Jo Ann Beard, the fate of Gabriel García Márquez’s final novel, a look at Muriel Spark’s Loitering With Intent, Masha Gessen on exiles, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rushdie on García Márquez, Revisiting Pulp, New Nicola Griffith Fiction, Bellow on Film, and More
This afternoon: a Pulp album turns twenty, Saul Bellow on film, Salman Rushdie’s tribute to Gabriel García Márquez, new fiction from Nicola Griffith, a Juliet Escoria interview, poetry from Tommy Pico, and more.
Weekend Bites: W. Kamau Bell Interviewed, Life Without Buildings, Ashley Farmer, “Mount Terminus” Reviewed, and More
Daniel José Older’s incisive essay on race and publishing; a look at a reissued postpunk classic, talking with W. Kamau Bell, David Grand’s new novel gets a rave review, and more.
Morning Bites: Gabriel García Márquez, Revisiting Grant Morrison, Helen Oyeyemi and History, APRIL Festival Report, and More
Remembering Gabriel García Márquez; political art groups on the Lower East Side, reports from the APRIL Festival and Downtown Literary Festival, examinations of work by Grant Morrison and Helen Oyeyemi, and more.
The Paris Review might have published the best essay on early 1970s English folk of the year with Brian Cullman’s “Things Behind the Sun.” (Okay, who are we kidding: it is the best.) “Jacques Chambrun was a New York-based literary agent in the nineteen-forties and fifties with a penchant for pinstripe suits and stealing his clients’ money.” – Jessica Weisberg at Page Turner on Mavis Gallant’s double-dealing agent. Jacob Silverman on Gabriel García Márquez and the slow fade of memory at Jewcy. Joe […]