In our afternoon reading: Jonathan Lethem’s papers, a literary preview for 2017, new writing from Jon Raymond, and more.
Morning Bites: Jon Raymond on “Ravelstein,” Bill Callahan Goes Dub, Revisiting “All That Jazz,” Jerry Stahl, and More
This morning: Jon Raymond on Saul Bellow, revisiting “All That Jazz,” Bill Callahan’s dub album, catching up with Jerry Stahl, and more.
While visiting Portland last month, I visited a number of excellent shops with Yeti editor/publisher Mike McGonigal. One of these spaces was Nationale, which offered both a smartly selection of books and zines and contained excellent art. (At the time that I was there, they were preparing for an exhibition of Carson Ellis’s work.) I also noticed a stack of books by Don Carpenter, whose novel Hard Rain Falling remains seared into my brain. The Carpenter novels, I learned, were there as part […]
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