In our afternoon reading: new writing by Hillary Leftwich, Jeff Jackson and Meghan Lamb in conversation, and more.
A lot of writers were in bands when they were young, but what about making music after you’ve published a few novels and are old enough for the romance of late night shows in dive bars to have dimmed? Is it something most people outgrow for a reason? A compulsion related to arrested development or midlife crisis? Or is performance intimately related to the act of writing in ways that are slow to reveal themselves?
Weekend Bites: Isaac Fitzgerald on Writing, Émile Zola and Consumerism, Meghan Lamb’s Playlist, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Isaac Fitzgerald, an interview with Meghan Lamb, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Meghan Lamb and Lela Lee, thoughts on billy woods’s new album, and more.
Morning Bites: Richard Chiem Fiction, Tournament of Books Long List, Meghan Lamb on Writing, and More
In our morning reading: stories by Richard Chiem and Brian Alan Ellis, an interview with Meghan Lamb, and more.
All of Your Most Private Places is the first story collection from Meghan Lamb. As its title suggests, this is a collection which zeroes in on the nature of spaces and places — their presences, their influences, and what we feel from their absences. Sparked by this new collection, James Tadd Adcox talked with Lamb about privacy, the difficulties of living in Hungary at the current moment, and the life of inanimate objects.
Morning Bites: Fernanda Melchor, Irreversible Entanglements Interviewed, Meghan Lamb, Paul Auster Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Fernanda Melchor’s new novel, nonfiction by Paul Auster, and more.