In our morning reading: thoughts on Mary Gaitskill, friendship in fiction, new work by Grant Morrison, an interview with Kevin Young, and more.
Morning Bites: Lindsay Hunter on Chicago Lit, Catapult Debuts, Jeremy Robert Johnson, Capsule Hotels, and More
In our morning reading: Lindsay Hunter on Chicago’s literary scene, thoughts on Kelly Link’s new book, new nonfiction from Rebecca Mead and Aaron Gilbreath, an interview with Chastity Belt, and more.
Morning Bites: New Jami Attenberg Writing, The Year in Essays, Lindsay Hunter’s Latest, Meredith Graves Interviewed, and More
Celebrating Philip K. Dick’s birthday, delving into the year in essays, Jami Attenberg on the time she pretended to be a psychic, an interview with Meredith Graves, and more.
There’s something really dirty about Lindsay Hunter‘s debut novel, Ugly Girls. It’s more the traditional dirt, however, the type that’s of the earth, and that leaves all kinds of stuff under your fingernails. The setting and the characters–a bunch of people who don’t seem to be going anywhere, who live in some Nowhereville, USA type of place–combined with Hunter’s perfect prose leading into a curse word or a misspelled chat or text here or there, help give Hunter’s first novel […]
Afternoon Bites: Mykki Blanco and Kathleen Hanna, William Gibson, Lost Georges Perec Novel, Neil Gaiman at the NYPL, and More
In this afternoon’s reading: interviews with William Gibson and Lindsay Hunter, Mykki Blanco and Kathleen Hanna in conversation, touring literary artifacts with Neil Gaiman, and more.
Morning Bites: New Kazuo Ishiguro, Shirley Jackson Stamps, Lindsay Hunter, Nick Thornburn on “Serial,” and More
A new novel is on the way from Kazuo Ishiguro, Luke B. Goebel interviewed Lindsay Hunter, notes on Curationism, Nick Thornburn talked about his work on Serial, and more.
As the year turns the corner into November, the array of fantastic, challenging books available to read continues. Our picks for our most highly-anticipated books for the month include investigations of the art world and irreverent takes on literature; a novel of grief and the open road and a novel of families falling apart; the return of one of America’s greatest living authors and a collection of some of the best essays written in the last few decades. Alternately: it’s a particularly […]
Morning Bites: “Binary Star” Book Tour, Lindsay Hunter, Mary Timony Interviewed, Shelly Oria Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Mary Timony, a fundraiser for Sarah Gerard’s book tour, new fiction from Shelly Oria, Lindsay Hunter on her new novel, and more.