In our afternoon reading: an interview with Jarvis Cocker, thoughts on Maryse Condé’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marguerite Duras, Translating Eduardo Halfon, Hilary Leichter, Jeff Sharlet Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Marguerite Duras’s nonfiction, an interview with Jeff Sharlet, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Donald Quist, duncan b. barlow’s Latest, Best Translated Book Award Longlists, merritt k Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Donald Quist, Jarvis Cocker on music, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Jarvis Cocker Interviewed, Jacqueline Woodson, Phil Klay on the Subway, Lenny Kaye on Buddy Holly, and More
In our weekend reading: checking in with Jarvis Cocker, writing advice from Jacqueline Woodson, new writing from Lenny Kaye, and more.
Sombrero Fallout is about an imagination in crisis. It is a “what am I doing with my life?” book. It is full of doubt and self-loathing – and it is also incredibly funny. Yes, I am talking about that dread phrase laugh-out-loud funny. In the Independent, Jarvis Cocker wrote about his love for the writing of Richard Brautigan.
Morning Bites: Jarvis Cocker and Karaoke, Megan Stielstra Interviewed, Allison Crutchfield’s EP, Lacy M. Johnson, and More
Interviews with Megan Stielstra and Lacy M. Johnson, Jarvis Cocker judging Pulp karaoke, a playlist from Eleni Sikelianos, new music from Allison Crutchfield, and more.
Weekend Bites: Hipster Punchlines, Pulp Documentary, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Maxwell Neely-Cohen’s Playlist, and More
Thoughts on the Pulp documentary, a Maxwell Neely-Cohen playlist, notes on the hipster as punchline, Kelly Sue DeConnick on comics, an excerpt from Juliet Escoria’s new collection, and more for your weekend reading.
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.