In our afternoon reading: interviews with José Olivarez and Haruki Murakami, poetry by sam sax, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Proust’s Questionnaire, Zelda Fitzgerald’s Breakfast, Christopher Hebert’s Playlist, Marisa Anderson’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: the legacy of the Proust questionnaire, a playlist from Christopher Hebert, thoughts on Marisa Anderson’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Joyce Meets Proust, Nicola Griffith Interviewed, Brian Costello’s Playlist, John Coltrane, and More
In our afternoon reading: a look at the new book Vintage Black Glamour, interviews with Nicola Griffith and Liz Harris, a review of John Coltrane’s Offering, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Amy Ella Blanchard’s Home, Proust/Munro Birthday, Converted Movie Palaces, “Demon Dog,” and More
Visiting the home of a 19th-century children’s book author, reading about dogs demonic and sacred, new music from Destruction Unit, and the birthdays of two beloved authors.
I’m assuming this isn’t going to seem weird to some of you: I spent a good deal of time in libraries growing up. I would just sit there for hours after school, during breaks, or sometimes on Saturdays, totally avoiding the sun and just picking whatever random books seemed interesting on that particular day. I read anything I could get, but there were times I’d get more into books than others, and either check them out or hope they’d be […]
This year we celebrate the centennial of Marcel Proust’s Swann’s Way, the first volume in a set of books everyone you know has promised to read, and therefore the only volume everyone you know is sure to have read. To commemorate the event, the Morgan Library has assembled a room of Proustian memorabilia.
Indexing: Anticipating the Brooklyn Book Festival, Listening to Gates & Wimps, Reading Proust, Isaiah Berlin, Hipster Christianity, and More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.
Weekend Bites: Proust Questionnaire, Bad Book Titles, Will Self, Jack Rose Remembered, T Rex’s Jewishness, and More
I didn’t think it was possible, but I think I may have found my favorite awful library book. Lit. The interactive Proust questionnaire over at Vanity Fair. NBA star Steve Nash and Cormac McCarthy discussed in this article. Appreciation for Alan Moore’s brilliant graphic novel, From Hell. Three Guys One Book show love for Emily St. John Mandel. Al Gore: Poet. The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn talks about writing the adaptation to Klosterman’s Fargo Rock City. Robert Birnbaum discusses Will […]