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.
At Portland’s Nationale, The Artist as Shopkeeper
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 […]
Indexing: Holiday Reads, Elizabeth Crane, Jane Jacobs, Catching Up On Mann, And More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.