In our weekend reading: John Wray discusses his latest novel, revisiting an EP from Rorschach, a playlist from Keith Lee Morris, and more.
Morning Bites: Charles Yu on John Wray’s Latest, Tracy O’Neill Interviewed, Kristopher Jansma, and More
In our morning reading: notes on the latest novel from John Wray, interviews with Tracy O’Neill and Kristopher Jansma, and more.
Morning Bites: Mark de Silva on “Square Wave,” Idra Novey, John Wray Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Mark de Silva on research, an excerpt from Idra Novey’s new novel, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Alison Bechdel, John Jeremiah Sullivan Interviewed, John Wray Nonfiction, W.E.B. Du Bois, and More
In our afternoon reading: Alison Bechdel’s favorite books, a new essay from John Wray, an interview with John Jeremiah Sullivan, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s February 2016 Books Preview
February is upon us, bringing with a host of intriguing books, from expansive historical epics to disquieting novels of suspense and horror to biographies of literary and political heroes. For whatever reason, many of the books that have caught our eye for February are due out on the 9th of the month. Perhaps it’s a pre-Valentine’s Day maneuver, because nothing says romance like narratives that bend space and time or those that run paranoia and existential dread to unsettling extremes. […]
Afternoon Bites: John Wray on Nick Cave, Kate Zambreno Interviewed, New China Mieville, Essential Sun Ra, and More
For your holiday weekend reading: John Wray profiled Nick Cave for the Times, a new web issue of Gigantic is now out, new fiction from China Miéville, an interview with Kate Zambreno, writing from Chelsea Hodson and Alexandra Molotkow, and more. We’ll return on Monday.
Celebrate the Paperback Edition of Matt Dojny’s “The Festival of Earthly Delights” with Readings and Karaoke
We’re tremendous admirers of Matt Dojny‘s work, and we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be presenting the paperback release of his novel The Festival of Earthly Delights later this month. In a review of the novel at The Rumpus, Elizabeth Word Gutting noted that “there’s also no comparison to reading a novel that it’s clear a writer had a ton of fun writing.” Joining Dojny with readings will be Kathleen Alcott, Halimah Marcus, Jason Porter, and John Wray. Vol.1 Brooklyn’s Jason […]
Weekend Bites: Dostoevsky on Film, Pen Names, Rebecca Solnit Interviewed, Ellen Willis, and More
John Wray on pen names, the best film adaptations of Dostoevsky’s work, thoughts on the new Ellen Willis collection, talking with Rebecca Solnit, and more.