In our morning reading: a review of Benjamin Myers’s new novel, reactions to book bans, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Maile Meloy Interviewed, Helen Oyeyemi, PJ Harvey, Fall Fiction Previewing, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Maile Meloy and Helen Oyeyemi, Zorah Atash on the music of PJ Harvey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Parnassus Books Interviewed, The Art of “Empire,” Alex Garland on Jeff VanderMeer, Maile Meloy, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Parnassus Books, Storychord’s 100th issue, a review of Maile Meloy’s latest, talking with Alex Garland, and more.
Morning Bites: Televised Charlie Kaufman, Alexander Chee on Portland (Maine), Maile Meloy on Salinger, and More
If you’re making a trip to New England this summer, might we suggest Alexander Chee’s guide to Portland, Maine? Or perhaps Ploughshares‘s guide to literary Portsmouth. Bryan Charles remembers the excellent indie rock band Silkworm. Nico Muhly on writing for ballet. Maile Meloy on J.D. Salinger’s Nine Stories. Jeanne Fury interviews Beth Ditto of The Gossip. A Charlie Kaufman/Catherine Keener HBO series? No argument here. Details have emerged about Tao Lin’s third novel. Also: LEGO hardcore show. Follow Vol. 1 […]
Afternoon Bites: The History of Man Forever, The Literature of Walking, The Interview With Maile Meloy, and More
Brad Cohan provides us with an oral history of Kid Millions’s Man Forever project. Lorin Stein on the literature of walking. Maile Meloy, interviewed at The Book Bench. Daphne Carr provides another perspective on the Zola Jesus/JG Thirlwell collaboration at the Guggenheim last week. Gabrielle Gantz on Lapham’s Quarterly. David Edelstein’s essay on Dark Shadows — show and film both — is a fine piece of cultural history. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Afternoon Bites: Maile and Colin Meloy, Rufus Wainwright, Farewell to Pizza Island, and more
At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Natalie Standiford looks at the presently-dovetailing creative pursuits of siblings Maile and Colin Meloy. Laurie Anderson once had hopes to write an opera based on Gravity’s Rainbow, Alexander Nazaryan tells us. Justin Davidson on “New York City Opera’s Last-Chance Season.” (Which, it should be noted, features Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna.) Book Riot debuts a new feature: The Well-Redheads. Alas: Pizza Island has called it a day. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for […]