In our weekend reading: revisiting Harry Crews, interviews with Eugene Lim and John Langan, and more.
Weekend Bites: Harry Crews Biography, Alice Bag Interviewed, Jen George, Carl Wilson on Paul Simon, and More
In our weekend reading: a look at a new Harry Crews biography, an interview with Alice Bag, new nonfiction from Yahdon Israel, and more.
At The L Magazine, Vol.1’s Tobias Carroll suggests five underrated 90s bands whose music should get the deluxe reissue treatment. It goes without saying that his fellow editors heartily agree. You know what’s awesome? Norman Brannon and Willie Nelson contributed to the same book, that’s what. Gary Hawkins on filming Harry Crews. Gabrielle Gantz revisits the anthology Brooklyn Noir. The Outlet has a fine write-up of this week’s PANK Invasion at WORD. Over at Treehouse, Matthew Specktor and Michael Wolfe […]
“Crews did not look or act like your typical college professor, shaving his head or wearing a Mohawk and making every literature lecture a performance. Other writers described him as “riveting,” especially when he was talking about writing.” – Harry Crews’ obituary. At 17 Dots, our own Jason Diamond talks about the Kim Gordon/Lydia Lunch band named after Crews. “I’ll read “The Hunger Games” when I finish the previous 3,000 years of fiction written for adults.” – We guess Joel Stein […]