In our morning reading: a review of Wendy C. Ortiz’s latest, an interview with Jeffrey Renard Allen, and more.
Liquid Liquid’s first act virtually defined the early-’80s sound of downtown New York—that heroic era in nightlife history when you didn’t have to choose between going dancing and going to a rock show, because they were the same thing. (Via Village Voice)
Here are five things I got excited about during spring break: 1. This great review for Padgett Powell’s The Interrogative Mood over at Crab Town. Not only do I like the review, but the fact that they listed the price of the book as “27 dollars and 99 cents”. 2. Baseball books. Specifically Baseball Talmud by Howard Megdall, and Mint Condition by Dave Jamieson