In our afternoon reading: a new book from Tim Kinsella, new nonfiction from Megan Stielstra, a corner of Velvet Underground history, and more.
Morning Bites: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Latest, Magda Szabó, Paula Bomer and Elisa Albert, Halle Butler on Writing, and More
This Monday morning, we’re reading about Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel, Megan Stielstra’s thoughts on the Chicago mayoral race, a Halle Butler writing exercise, Paula Bomer’s interview with Elisa Albert, and more.
Morning Bites: New Megan Stielstra Writing, Junot Diaz, Nick Jaina’s Latest, New Lightning Bolt, and More
In our Friday morning reading: new writing from Megan Stielstra, news of a new Lightning Bolt album, process notes from Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith, and more.
Afternoon Bites: A “Season of the Witch” Playlist, Megan Stielstra on Books and Bars, John Benditt, Kelly Sue DeConnick Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist inspired by Season of the Witch, book recommendations from Megan Stielstra, an excerpt from John Benditt’s forthcoming novel, an interview with Kelly Sue DeConnick, and more.
A Year of Favorites: Jason Diamond
I felt the need to go back and revisit some of the books on this list I’ve been compiling since January 1st to see how these titles stood up since I spent the first six months of 2014 reading for work, and the second-half mostly for pleasure. What I came away with was the realization that I couldn’t think of another year where new literature brought me so much joy as much as 2014 did. Sure, I was reading a lot […]
Morning Bites: Michael Faber, Bindercon Report, Casting “Zeroville,” Yo La Tengo Reissued, and More
In our morning reading: Michael Faber on his last novel, an interview with Megan Stielstra, Adrian Van Young on horror, new writing from Ben Tanzer, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Scott Cheshire Essay, Emma Straub on Nashville, Megan Stielstra Interviewed, Nina McConigley Fiction, and More
New writing from Emma Straub and Scott Cheshire, an interview with Megan Stielstra, a story from Nina McConigley, musicians talk stagediving, and more.
Bringing the Literary Midwest to NYC: Two Events with Curbside Splendor
This September, we’ll be teaming with acclaimed Chicago publisher Curbside Splendor for a pair of events–one in Manhattan, and one in Brooklyn. They’ll feature some of our favorite writers, including Megan Stielstra, Dmitry Samarov, Sarah Gerard, and D. Foy. On Tuesday, September 16, at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe: Jason Diamond D. Foy Dmitry Samarov Megan Stielstra Erika Wurth Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is located at 126 Crosby Street in Manhattan. This event will begin at 7:00 pm. Facebook RSVP here. On Thursday, September 18th, at […]