In our morning reading: excerpts from books by Rita Dove and Rax King, the case for novellas, and more.
Weekend Bites: Dennis Cooper, John Domini Interviewed, Saul Williams, Joshua Cohen’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Dennis Cooper’s new book and Saul Williams’s new film, great book cover design, and more.
Morning Bites: SPELLLING’s New Album, “Bones and All” on Film, Gordon Lish Interviewed, Joshua Cohen, and More
In our morning reading: delving into the new SPELLING album, an interview with Gordon Lish, and more.
June’s here and it’s suddenly turned humid in our corner of the world. This isn’t all that surprising, but — for those who saver milder temperatures — it’s not exactly the best thing ever. And so, perhaps, it’s time to dub our June reads as ideal for reading in an air-conditioned room somewhere, or perhaps situated by a breezy outdoor spot. These books cover a lot of ground, from haunting memoirs to phantasmagorical fiction, as befits a time of constant change.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Alex Ross, exploring James Baldwin’s record collection, and more.
In our weekend reading: new writing by Monique Roffey and Joshua Cohen, an interview with Rufi Thorpe, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marissa Nadler’s Latest, “A People’s Future of the United States,” Anne-Marie Kinney’s Playlist, David James Keaton, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Marissa Nadler’s new album, new writing by Randa Jarrar and David James Keaton, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Diana Arterian and Natalie Eilbert, Keith Buckley Interviewed, James Baldwin on Screen, Matthew Binder, and More
In our afternoon reading: Diana Arterian and Natalie Eilbert in conversation, a review of a recent Shellac show, and more.