Maud Newton on the latest from Colson Whitehead, interviews with Norman Lock, Julia Fierro, and James McBride, thoughts on Sophie Calle’s latest work, photos of North Brother Island, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alice Munro’s Nobel Speech, The Fall Return, Adelle Waldman, Great Movie Posters, and More
Alice Munro’s Nobel acceptance speech, an interview with James McBride, reading recommendations from Adelle Waldman and Paul Harding, new music from The Fall, and more.
Usually, this is the kind of thing I do when the Tournament of Books is announced: a frantic flailing to try to read as many acclaimed books from a given year as humanly possible. This year,I decided to get things underway a little early. Maybe James McBride is the reason: his The Good Lord Bird seems to be racking up award nominations right and left; given that Jason also had kind things to say about it over at Flavorwire, I figured […]