In our weekend reading: talking wrestling with The Mountain Goats, Kieron Gillen’s affecting tribute to Terry Pratchett, an interview with Emily Schultz, new writing from Benjamin Percy, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Megan Abbott Interviewed, Caribbean Writers, Jean-Patrick Manchette’s Crime Fiction, Talking “The Wicked + The Divine,” and More
Interviews with Megan Abbott, Caroline Casey, and Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie; six recommended writers from the Caribbean; thoughts on Bosnian soccer; the legacy of Jean-Patrick Manchette, and more.
For fans of smart comics about smart music, it’s a fine thing to hear that a third volume of Phonogram is forthcoming. Writer Kieron Gillen has the details. “Rose’s voice is somewhere in the space between Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie’s respective affects, and though she doesn’t match their skill as songwriters and she certainly doesn’t have a genius like Lindsey Buckingham arranging her material, she is nevertheless quite good at building simple strands of melody to a gorgeous climax, particularly […]