In our weekend reading: thoughts on Tayari Jones’s new novel, interviews with Carmen Maria Machado and John Lurie, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: “The Laughing Monsters,” Emily St. John Mandel, East Village Radio Returns, John Lurie Talk Show, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on the new novel from Denis Johnson, an interview with Emily St. John Mandel, John Lurie has a talk show, a look at the current state of music journalism, and more.
Morning Bites: Alan Moore Biography, New John Lurie Album, Julia Wertz, Writers and Depression, and More
This morning: thoughts on a new biography of Alan Moore, a new album of John Lurie’s music is out, writers on depression, and more.
Morning Bites: Jackson Pollock death day, Dana Spiotta on Bookworm, Jennifer Gilmore’s desk, Tom Waits fishing, and more
Today we learn what Jennifer Gilmore’s desk looks like, Tom Waits on a boat, No Child Left Behind is being left behind, Jackson Pollock is still dead, and more.