In our afternoon reading: new comics by Gabrielle Bell, an interview with Porochista Khakpour, and much more.
Our favorite comics from this year spanned a host of narratives, from metafictional explorations of loss and belonging to ominous supernatural tales of terrifying forces at work. Some are formally inventive, while others make use of a lean storytelling approach to convey the narratives at their center. All of them opened our eyes to the tales being told, regardless of their nature.
Weekend Bites: Louise Erdrich, Revisiting Susan Sontag, Gabrielle Bell’s Dog Comics, Pharoah Sanders Reissues, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Louise Erdrich’s new novel and Susan Sontag’s short stories, new nonfiction by Leslie Jamison, and more.
Well, it’s June. Coffee season has given way to iced coffee season. Perhaps you’re infusing iced teas with strange and vibrant herbs and flavors, or breaking your air conditioner out of storage; perhaps you’re going through your closet in search of the perfect literary tote bag for your beach reads. Perhaps not. Hopefully you’ve left some space for books due out this month, as this one’s looking like a particularly notable one for new books. It includes the latest from […]
Morning Bites: Denis Johnson Remembered, Literary Chicago, Gabrielle Bell Interviewed, Penguin Café, and More
In our morning reading: remembering the life and work of Denis Johnson, a look at literary Chicago, and much more.
In our weekend reading: interviews with Guy Delisle and Dolan Morgan, Pavement’s history with the Kentucky Derby, and more.
Morning Bites: Mohsin Hamid Interviewed, Gabrielle Bell Comics, Jim Ruland, Marie Myung-Ok Lee Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Mohsin Hamid and Jim Ruland, comics by Gabrielle Bell, and more.
In our morning reading: a new comic by Gabrielle Bell, a new essay by Kim Gordon, and more.