We are understandably thrilled to see the press that’s been coming in for Refugee Hotel, a collaboration between photographer Gabriele Stabile and writer (and Vol.1 contributor) Juliet Linderman. “…the book reflects a nuanced image of the country itself,” Jennifer Day’s review in the Chicago Tribune says; over at Time, there’s a selection of Stabile’s photography available for perusal. And Peter Meehan chatted with both Linderman and Stabile about the book. You can learn more about the book at its page at McSweeney’s. Follow […]
Full disclosure: Stephen Elliott and I are hardly strangers. In fact, we’ve known each other for many years. I was sixteen, working as a student editor of the Best American Non-Required Reading Series and taking writing classes at 826 Valencia Street in my native San Francisco. One day, Stephen walked into the little back room where we had our meetings, to drop off a copy of his new book, A Life Without Consequences. It was 2002, I think. I asked […]
Bites: Juliet Linderman Interviews Paul Auster, LOOK on Display, Wes Anderson’s Music Choices, and more
Juliet Linderman, managing editor of The Greenpoint Gazette and featured reader at last month’s Vol. 1 Storytelling anniversary party, has lovingly and skillfully interviewed Paul Auster for The Rumpus. It is “lovingly” done in the sense that she clearly holds the novelist to eminent, celebratory respect, and “skillful” in that she just did it really fucking well. And Auster upholds it with his writerly charm, eclipsing the recent unpleasing flavor left atop my literary taste buds by Cormac McCarthy.
Last Thursday, our friends Juliet Linderman, Lev Grossman, Adam Wilson, John Wray, and of course Bob Powers, helped us celebrate one year of our live reading series, and the launch of this here website you are reading these words from. And while we could tell you about how much fun we had (lots), and how much we appreciated all the people who came out and their kind words (lots), we are just going to point you to Jami Attenberg’s blog, […]