In our weekend reading: an interview with Jonathan Lethem, Julie Buntin on new books by Nico Walker and Lisa Locascio, and much more.
Morning Bites: Mat Johnson Interviewed, Hanif Abdurraqib Nonfiction, “Motherless Brooklyn” on Film, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Mat Johnson, new writing by Hanif Abdurraqib, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Natasha Stagg Interviewed, Underrated Books, Editing Jonathan Lethem, Steve Reich, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Natasha Stagg, 2017’s most underrated books, and more.
And here we are. It’s November, and the weather is finally starting to feel like it’s fall outside. That’s always a plus. As the proverbial (or literal) mercury drops, it’s turning into the time of the year when bundling up with a book is essential. Whether you’re looking for astute observations on society and culture or lost classics brought back into print, we’ve got some suggestions as to what books due out this month might be of interest.
Afternoon Bites: Clarice Lispector, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Rachel Khong, Jonathan Lethem on Music, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Clarice Lispector, new writing by Alexander Chee, interviews with Rachel Khong and Carolyn Finney, and more.
We here at Vol.1 Brooklyn are admirers of the music of Lee Ranaldo–both his work as a solo artist and his considerable body of work with Sonic Youth. (We talked with him in 2012, in fact.) We’re also quite fond of the writings of Jonathan Lethem. Needless to say, then, we were quite pleased to hear that Ranaldo and Lethem collaborated on several songs for the former’s forthcoming album Electric Trim.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lethem Interviewed, Downtown Boys, Rios de la Luz Nonfiction, duncan b. barlow, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jonathan Lethem and duncan b. barlow, an interview with Rios de la Luz, and more.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lee, Mary Miller’s Fiction, Sarah Gerard, Jonathan Lethem Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jonathan Lee, Sarah Gerard, and Jonathan Lethem; thoughts on the fiction of Mary Miller; and more.