This morning: James Baldwin’s poetry and literary legacy, an interview with Kelly Luce, Greg Dulli on the latest from Afghan Whigs, and more.
Reviewing Kelly Luce’s new collection, discussing cult science fiction films at The Dissolve, Adam Wilson visits a psychic, and more.
It’s hard to shake the stories in Kelly Luce‘s collection Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail. Most of them are set in Japan; those that aren’t tend to be connected to said nation in some other way. The deceased character at the center of “Rooey,” for instance, possessed a fondness for Japan for an early age. Sometimes, as in “Pioneers,” Luce sharply portrays characters’ daily lives, and the ways in which they can be disrupted. In others, especially […]