In our afternoon reading: an interview with Alexandra Kleeman, book recommendations from Alex DiFrancesco, and more.
Morning Bites: New xTx, Kendrick Lamar & Toni Morrison, A Matt Bell Excerpt, Karen Dalton Revisited, and More
In this morning’s reading: an excerpt from a new book by Matt Bell, new writing from xTx, a film co-written by Halle Butler has a fundraiser going on, and more.
Title: Dazed & Confused March 2013 Vol 3.19 Theme: Music, fashion primarily plus a feature entitled “Mia Wasikowska’s Moment of Truth”
James Wood Discussing David Foster Wallace, Old Yids and Meta-Meta-Fiction: James Yeh Creates The Quote of The Day
“At another point during the lecture, during the Q&A session, an older man asked in a heavy Yiddish accent, “I’d like to ask you a question about meta-fiction, and meta-meta-fiction, and how many meta-’s one can tolerate before losing one’s mind.” -James Yeh at The Faster Times.
Bites: Glenn Beck Likes Books, Daniel Nester, James Wood, Nerdcore, Klosterman on Balloon Boy, Kurt Vile, and More
Over at MobyLives, they talk about Glenn Beck being the new Oprah for a bunch of writers we could really care less about. We wonder to ourselves if this post was just a genius ploy by Melville House to get Beck to notice Shoplifting From American Apparel? Lit. Daniel Nester and Vol. 1 Brooklyn contributor Claire Shefchik make nice after Shefchik reviews his book. We think everything is going to be okay. James Wood talks about Thomas Pynchon’s characters. Conversational […]