In our morning reading: an interview with Tommy Orange, new writing by Joni Murphy, and more.
We’re huge admirers of the literary work of Eugene Lim–we interviewed him a few years ago around the release of his second novel, The Strangers, and were incredibly happy to hear news of the release of his forthcoming novel Dear Cyborgs on FSG Originals. We’ll be presenting a panel at Greenlight Bookstore in Prospect Lefferts Gardens featuring Lim, Joni Murphy, and Donald Breckenridge; details follow. *** Eugene Lim presents his hotly anticipated novel Dear Cyborgs at Greenlight, accompanied by a […]
Morning Bites: Brian Evenson, Joni Murphy Interviewed, Writers and Solitude, “My Mad Fat Diary,” and More
In our morning reading: Brian Evenson on fiction, an interview with Joni Murphy, new nonfiction from Michele Filgate and Alexandra Molotkow, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Esmé Weijun Wang Interviewed, Alexander Chee’s Latest, Joni Murphy’s Playlist, Rob Hart, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Esmé Weijun Wang, thoughts on Alexander Chee’s new novel, a playlist from Joni Murphy, and more.
Double Teenage, the new novel from Joni Murphy, begins as a coming-of-age story following two friends, Celine and Julie, who live in the Southwest in the 1990s. What begins as a familiar story soon ventures into a much bolder specificity: as Murphy follows the two central characters forward in time, the book’s scope begins to encompass questions of art, globalization, and the violence of everyday life. I talked with Murphy via email about the origins of the novel, how she […]
Morning Bites: Joni Murphy, Whiting Award Winners, Amelia Gray Interviewed, Adrian Van Young Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: Chris Kraus and Joni Murphy in conversation, the Whiting Award Winners for 2016, an interview with Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, and more.