In our afternoon reading: interviews with Nabil Ayers and Kate Durbin, George Saunders on film, and more.
Morning Bites: Mónica Ojeda Interviewed, Wislawa Szymborska on Writing, Melissa Febos on Craft, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Mónica Ojeda and Melissa Febos, exploring horror comics, and more.
Morning Bites: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Interviewed, Low’s New Album, Alexandra Kleeman on Novels, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Alexandra Kleeman, thoughts on the new album from Low, and more.
Weekend Bites: Jeff Chon’s Debut, John Giorno, Izumi Suzuki’s Fiction, Dinosaur Jr., and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Jeff Chon’s new book, when paintings are poetry (and vice versa), and more.
Morning Bites: Clarice Jensen, Jules Archer Interviewed, Shopping, Andrés Barba’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Clarice Jensen’s new album, an interview with Shopping, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Gabino Iglesias, PEN/Faulkner Award, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Kadetsky Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: writing from Gabino Iglesias and Ta-Nehisi Coates, an interview with Elizabeth Kadetsky, and more.
Structures and Mirrors: Jonathan Russell Clark on His Book About “2666”
It’s been a decade since Natasha Wimmer’s translation of Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 was first published in the United States. Given this amount of time, several writers have begun exploring the impact and influence of Bolaño’s bibliography, with a particular focus on this mammoth work. That’s the case with Jonathan Russell Clark’s An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom, which does an excellent job of explaining why Bolaño’s work continues to resonate today, even as it also critiques aspects […]
Morning Bites: Revisiting “2666,” Paula Bomer, Oneida’s Latest, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Jonathan Russell Clark’s new book about 2666, writing by Paula Bomer, and much more.