In our morning reading: thoughts on Patti Smith’s latest book and Protomartyr’s latest album, delving into the history of Slaughterhouse 90210, a look at a Prince classic, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Karolina Waclawiak Interviewed, Joy Williams, Talking César Aira, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Karolina Waclawiak, new poetry from Natalie Eilbert, and more.
Morning Bites: Alexander Chee on the Present Tense, Roxane Gay & Karolina Waclawiak, “Best of Enemies” Considered, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Alexander Chee, Roxane Gay interviewed Karolina Waclawiak, Mira Gonzalez on Brooklyn parties, and more.
It’s been three years since Karolina Waclawiak‘s debut novel How to Get Into the Twin Palms was released. Now, she’s returned; her followup, The Invaders, follows a pair of lives in a wealthy waterfront Connecticut town. Cheryl, one of the novel’s two narrators, is grappling with her own aging, the slow fade of her marriage, and her increased dissatisfaction with people around her. She finds an unlikely bond with her stepson Teddy, who finds himself adrift in a very different way. Over […]
Morning Bites: Alexander Chee Interviewed, Editing Saul Bellow, Kate Zambreno, Revisiting Clarice Lispector, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Alexander Chee and Kate Zambreno, a look at Detroit’s restaurant scene, the process of editing Saul Bellow’s final novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Karolina Waclawiak Interviewed, Justin Taylor’s Desk, Helen Macdonald, Helen McClory’s Book Tour, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Karolina Waclawiak and Helen Macdonald, Nick Ripatrazone on New Jersey, Justin Taylor on his writing space, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Matt Bell, review of new books by Karolina Waclawiak and Troy James Weaver, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Karolina Waclawiak, Percival Everett Interviewed, A Linda Rosenkrantz Excerpt, Richard Weiner, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Karolina Waclawiak, an interview with Percival Everett, an excerpt from a Linda Rosenkrantz novel, and more.