Books of the Month: April 2023 Edition

April 2023 book recommendations

Hi. We heard you liked books! We like books, too. We have some we’d like to recommend. All of them are newly out this month. We know, right? What a coincidence! Some new fiction from old friends, some experimental books by writers we’re meeting for the first time. It’s shaping up to be a banner year for books, and our April recommendations are keeping that theme going.

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Morning Bites: Celebrity Robots, Adam Levin and a Porn Star, Southern Bromances, Moshe Kasher, and More

The first celebrity robot is back. Thoughts on an Emma Goldman biography written while listening to Sisters of Mercy at Jacobian. Adam Levin talks to porn star Kayden Kross Pt. 1 and Pt. 2. Stalin’s sticking around on Russian notebooks in schools. Michael Silverblatt talked to Moshe Kasher on KCRW’s Bookwork. Great bromances in Southern literature.  Also in Southern literature: The Death of it. That time Pixies were on 120 Minutes. A little tribute to Jane Goodall. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google […]

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Stephen Sondheim Meets Michael Silverblatt

Posted by Jason Diamomd I haven’t given this a listen yet, but I can pretty much assure you that it will be the sweetest thing you will listen to all week.  I’m really hoping Sondheim makes a remark about the show’s new theme song, and says something like “I don’t care if it’s Sparks, it’s total crap.  I’ll fart you out a better song right here, right now.” Listen: Stephen Sondheim on Bookworm.

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