Interviews with Steve Reich, Nick Cave, and Ken Burns; new poetry from Rachel B. Glaser, Joseph Riippi on Luke B. Goebel’s new novel, new music from Jo Johnson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Okey Ndibe, New Rachel Cantor Fiction, “Little Women” and “Girls,” Stuart Murdoch at Sundance, and More
This afternoon: reading Okey Ndibe’s new novel, checking out new fiction from Rachel Cantor, Ken Burns’s next project, an interview with Matt Fraction, and more.
Posted by Jason Diamond Jack London was born on this day in 1876. His books like Call of the Wild are required reading for many school students, and Roger Ebert gave the 1991 adaptation of White Fang, starring Ethan Hawke, three stars out of four. But not as many of us are as familiar with his works on socialism, or his tirades against Asians and African-Americans. Some of those writings were used be Ken Burns in his 2005 documentary of the boxer Jack Johnson, Unforgivable Blackness, as an […]