In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the fiction of Julio Cortázar, Jo Walton recommends books, and more.
Morning Bites: Brian Evenson Fiction, Irreversible Entanglements, Alexandra Chang Interviewed, Fiona Apple, and More
In our morning reading: short stories by Brian Evenson and Julio Cortázar, an interview with Alexandra Chang, and more.
Morning Bites: Marie Darrieussecq, Carolyn Zaikowski Interviewed, Lessons From Julio Cortázar, and More
In our morning reading: Marie Darrieussecq and Kate Zambreno in conversation, excellent music made with a synthesizer, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chris Kraus, Julio Cortázar Revisited, Patrick Wensink, David Leo Rice Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking art and NYC, Dälek’s new album, exploring a newly-found interview with Julio Cortázar, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samanta Schweblin Interviewed, Julio Cortázar, Deb Olin Unferth’s Latest, Melissa Febos, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Samanta Schweblin and Melissa Febos, a review of Deb Olin Unferth’s new collection, and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting “Hopscotch,” Jynne Dilling Martin, New Sarah Gerard Fiction, Whiting Award Winners, and More
In our morning reading: a series of Cortázar-inspired photographs, checking in with Jynne Dilling Martin, adapting Ishiguro’s latest for film, new fiction from Sarah Gerard and Hannah Sloane, and more.
Whether considering the ways in which his fragmented novel Hopscotch, which offers multiple narratives for the reader to consider, has influenced contemporary literature, or simply savoring the levels of description offered by his more grounded work, it’s hard to dispute Julio Cortázar’s importance to twentieth-century literature.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting “Hopscotch,” Juliana Hatfield, Scott McClanahan Profiled, Governor’s Island Art, and More
A look back at Julio Cortázar’s Hopscotch, a profile of Scott McClanahan, collaborative art on Governor’s Island, Juliana Hatfield, and more.