What happens when a story told in one medium echoes the storytelling conventions of a different one? Comics are particularly well-suited for this: they incorporate elements of other storytelling mediums, while retaining their own narrative devices and techniques. What follows is a look at eight distinct works that evoke other methods of telling stories–literature, radio, art, television–while remaining distinctly (and proudly) comics. Expanding the boundaries of one medium while referencing another is no easy task; these eight books carry it […]
Morning Bites: Kristen Radtke Interviewed, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Anuk Arudpragasam, Terese Svoboda on Art and History, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Kristen Radtke, new writing from Alexander Chee, Maris Kreizman on her favorite books of the year, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Omar Robert Hamilton and Kristen Radtke, recommended punk songs, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jesmyn Ward’s Latest, Brian Allen Carr, Kristen Radtke Interviewed, Marcy Dermansky, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Jesmyn Ward and Brian Allen Carr, an interview with Kristen Radtke, and more.
Weekend Bites: Kristen Radtke on Bodegas, Esmé Weijun Wang, Revisiting Rudy Wurlitzer, Paul Major’s Book, and More
In our weekend reading: new work by Kristen Radtke and Heidi Julavits, an interview with Esmé Weijun Wang, and more.
Weekend Bites: Kristen Radtke Interviewed, Natalie Eilbert Poetry, Eugene Lim and Donald Breckenridge, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Kristen Radtke, poetry by Natalie Eilbert, and much more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Kristen Radtke, essays by Karen Russell and Hanya Yanagihara, and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting Julius Eastman, Kristen Radtke, Elizabeth Crane Nonfiction, Kait Heacock, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the music of Julius Eastman, essays by Elizabeth Crane and Kait Heacock, and more.