In our weekend reading: interviews with Craig Laurance Gidney and Jeremy Robert Johnson, Masatsugu Ono on translation and literature, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Stephen Malkmus, thoughts on Kristen Radtke’s memoir, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Porochista Khakpour, Hugo Award Winners, Kevin Sampsell Nonfiction, Jac Jemc, and More
In our afternoon reading: essays by Porochista Khakpour and Melissa Febos, talking comics with Matt Fraction, and more.
In our Friday morning reading: an interview on the music of Kroll Show, a new issue of Midnight Breakfast, photos from John Reis’s recent Brooklyn show, a profile of Atticus Lish, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Okey Ndibe, New Rachel Cantor Fiction, “Little Women” and “Girls,” Stuart Murdoch at Sundance, and More
This afternoon: reading Okey Ndibe’s new novel, checking out new fiction from Rachel Cantor, Ken Burns’s next project, an interview with Matt Fraction, and more.
It’s been another week where most of my reading has been taken up by books that’ll be covered in forthcoming reviews. What’s left? Two highly-regarded collections, and one exercise in taking familiar tropes and turning them towards experimental ends. I’ve heard great things about Kevin Barry’s Dark Lies the Island. His novel City of Bohane has been on my to-read shelf for too long, and I’d planned to use this more recent collection as a way of getting myself up to speed with regards […]
Afternoon Bites: Bill Callahan’s Dub, Kathleen Hanna Profiled, New Matt Fraction Comics, Ta-Nehisi Coates on Primo Levi, and More
Kathleen Hanna discusses her new musical venture, Lena Dunham gets political, Matt Fraction is interviewed about his new comics, Bill Callahan plus dub, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rashaad Newsome, Neil Gaiman on Ray Bradbury, Cooking With Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick, and More
“Ray Bradbury was the kind of person who would give half a day to a kid who wanted to be a writer when he grew up.” Neil Gaiman pays tribute to Ray Bradbury at The Guardian. Nitsuh Abebe on the battle over the idea of “real hip-hop.” Michael Kimball chats with Dawn Raffel about her new book, The Secret Life of Objects. Melissa Smith took in an opening of new work from Rashaad Newsome. Becky Cloonan, interviewed at Comics Beat. Jordan […]