In our morning reading: exploring Sun Ra’s legacy, an interview with Bob Balaban, and much more.
In our weekend reading: talking punk rock, thoughts on the Southern Festival of Books, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, Dystopian Fiction, Precious Okoyomon Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel and Precious Okoyomon, new writing from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and more.
Morning Bites: Carrie Fisher Remembered, Maggie Nelson, Michael J. Seidlinger Interviewed, Henry Hoke, and More
In our morning reading: John Scalzi on the life and work of Carrie Fisher, booksellers on the year’s underrated books, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Emily Gould Talks Chris Kraus, Guernica Gala, Alex Mar Interviewed, Charles Beaumont, and More
In our afternoon reading: Emily Gould on Chris Kraus, an interview with Alex Mar, book recommendations from Michael Schaub, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Claudia Rankine, John Scalzi on all-you-can-read programs, Corinne Mucha’s graphic memoir is reviewed, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Chelsea Hodson and John Scalzi, the time Iggy Pop played an alien, talking Jawbreaker, and more.
Part of that hesitation is based on the experience of musicians with their own streaming services, such as Spotify or Rhapsody — many musicians earn substantially less from streaming than from sales, and unlike musicians, most writers can’t really try to make money from touring (some could. Not many). Now, to be clear, early reports say that the subscription services credit a full sale after someone reads 10% or so of a work (although how much a “full sale” counts for […]