In our morning reading: revisiting a classic from Rachel Carson, Will Chancellor talked with Luke B. Goebel, a look at a documentary about The Slits, notes on Kamasi Washington, and more.
Morning Bites: New Jami Attenberg Writing, Luke B. Goebel Interviewed, Musicians on “White Noise,” Colin Winnette’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Jami Attenberg, wishing Jules Feiffer a happy birthday, musicians discuss DeLillo’s “White Noise,” interviews with Lincoln Michel and Luke B. Goebel, and more.
Inhabited by Spaces: A Conversation with Luke B. Goebel
Last fall, I interviewed Luke B. Goebel at Greenlight Bookstore about his excellent debut, Fourteen Stories, None of Them Are Yours: A Novel. (You can hear the audio from that interview as part of Greenlight’s podcast.) In this book, Goebel does stunning things with narrative and voices, shifting from haunting realism to surreal archetypes and back, all within the context of a larger (and heartbreaking) narrative. That layering was one of the topics that we discussed, as part of a wide-ranging conversation.
Morning Bites: Revisiting Fugazi, Great Literary Critics, Dennis Cooper on Jac Jemc, Doug Yule Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting Fugazi’s demos and live archive, an interview with Anjali Singh of Other Press, Dennis Cooper on the fiction of Jac Jemc, 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.
Morning Bites: “Wolf in White Van” Reviewed, Feminist Fairy Tales, Robert W. Bingham Prize Finalists, Nell Zink, and More
Reviewing John Darnielle’s new novel, Jen Doll on feminist fairy tales, David Mitchell on great Japanese novels, an excerpt from Nell Zink’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Merritt Tierce Reviewed, Recommended Feminist Reading, Luke B. Goebel Fiction, The Juan MacLean, and More
A look at Merritt Tierce’s new book, fiction from Luke B. Goebel, Jen Doll recommends feminist books, and more.
Morning Bites: Steve Reich, Ken Burns Interviewed, Poetry By Rachel B. Glaser, Perfume Genius, and More
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.