In our weekend reading: a look inside Casey Cep’s new book, an interview with Lisa Hanawalt, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Tessa Fontaine, Heid E. Erdrich Interviewed, John Waters on Film, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Tessa Fontaine’s memoir, the case for novellas, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Man Forever’s Latest, Author’s Guild Gala, Jason Pinter Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the new Man Forever album, a report from the Author’s Guild Gala, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Robin Wasserman, Notes on Loneliness, Teju Cole, “Day of the Dead” Reviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Robin Wasserman’s new book, new nonfiction from Helena Fitzgerald, and much more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s March 2016 Books Preview
This March brings it with a host of books that we’re eager to read–everything from thought-provoking and incisive nonfiction to unexpected national histories to transportive, unpredictable fiction. Some come from authors whose work we’ve come to trust; others fall into the category of highly anticipated debuts. Here’s a look at some of the books that have us most excited for the upcoming month.
Baseball, Indie Rock and Yo La Tengo with Jesse Jarnow
Big Day Coming is the new book by music journalist/WFMU DJ Jesse Jarnow that tells the story of indie rock as it evolves through the lifespan of Yo La Tengo. Jarnow paints a picture not only of a band’s lifespan or of a genre’s inception, but of multiple decades of rock n roll history, music journalism, and the city of Hoboken, New Jersey. Yo La Tengo, being a band so inextricable from their home venue, Maxwell’s in Hoboken, the place […]