In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Vivian Gornick and Kate Wisel, reviews of a pair of reissued Robert Ashley albums, and more.
Afternoon Bites: David Berman, Max Porter’s Latest, Jay Bernard, Ed Brubaker and Megan Abbott, and More
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Berman, thoughts on books by Max Porter and Jay Bernard, and more.
Morning Bites: Catherine Lacey Interviewed, Lisa Locascio Fiction, Jennifer Camper on Comics, Megan Abbott, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Catherine Lacey and Jennifer Camper, fiction by Lisa Locascio, and more.
Morning Bites: Rona Jaffe, Revisiting Raymond Chandler, Meat Puppets, Experimental Libraries, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting books by Rona Jaffe and Raymond Chandler, new work by Kristen Radtke, and more.
Cue July; cue the heat. Maybe your preferred method for dealing with high temperatures and the ever-present sun is to hole up somewhere with abundant air conditioning; perhaps you’re opting for the beach or a park, the better to savor the distinctive weather of the season. Either way, they’re spaces that lend themselves to reading, and we have some recommendations the month that looms ahead, from musical histories to unsettling fiction in translation.
Weekend Bites: Harriet Alida Lye, Megan Abbott Interviewed, Adrian Todd Zuniga, Revisiting John Coltrane, and More
In our weekend reading: a review of Harriet Alida Lye’s new novel, interviews with Megan Abbott and Chelsea Hodson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Porochista Khakpour, Paul Beatty Interviewed, Adrienne Celt, Cursed Paintings, and More
In our afternoon reading: Esmé Weijun Wang and Porochista Khakpour in conversation, an interview with Paul Beatty, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Philip Roth, Tommy Pico’s Latest, Masha Gessen Interviewed, Courtney Barnett, and More
In our afternoon reading: exploring Philip Roth’s life and work, thoughts on Tommy Pico’s new book, and more.