In our weekend reading: reviews of books by Roberto Bolaño and Hala Alyan, new writing by Lynn Steger Strong and Bud Smith, and more.
Morning Bites: Lisa Hanawalt Interviewed, Ben Marcus, Shea Serrano on “The Office,” Lynn Steger Strong, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Lisa Hanawalt and Ben Marcus, thoughts on Shea Serrano’s new book, and more.
Weekend Bites: Kevin Young’s Latest, Revisiting Qiu Miaojin, Lynn Steger Strong Nonfiction, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Kevin Young and Qiu Miaojin, a new essay by Lynn Steger Strong, and more.
Weekend Bites: Yoko Tawada, Samantha Irby Interviewed, Lynn Steger Strong, Liz Phair Revisited, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Yoko Tawada’s fiction, an interview with Samantha Irby, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Rainbow Rowell Interviewed, Suede Revisited, Arild Andersen, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s new novel, new writing by Lynn Steger Strong, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing from Lynn Steger Strong, advice from a Chicago bookstore, and more.
The Hard Small Fact of Men by Lynn Steger Strong I wish he’d held my ankles, pulled my hair. He was twenty-three and still a virgin, had never left the small town where he grew up and would later raise his kids: clichés were all he had. It was summer; I was seventeen and working in Wyoming. They called me jailbait and sent me off with him because he was so sweet and safe and good.
Morning Bites: Valeria Luiselli Interviewed, Lynn Steger Strong Nonfiction, Patti Smith, Genevieve Hudson Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Valeria Luiselli, new writing from Lynn Steger Strong and Genevieve Hudson, and more.