Stranger in a Freaky Land: Reading Miranda July in Los Angeles by Maura Roosevelt Twelve hours after stepping off my plane from New York, I sat under fluorescent lights in new teacher orientation at one of the most elite private high schools in Los Angeles. It was late August and I was in a daze— I had gotten married two weeks earlier, packed up my Brooklyn apartment, left my college teaching job, and arrived in a new town. My now […]
Afternoon Bites: Sheila Heti on Drama, Juliet Escoria’s Poetry, Knaugaard in America, Miranda July, and More
This Thursday afternoon, we’re reading an interview with Sheila Heti, poems from Juliet Escoria, Rob Spillman’s essay on Miranda July, and much more.
Morning Bites: Megan Mayhew Bergman on Collecting, Early Go-Betweens, Miranda July Interviewed, Noveller, and More
In our morning reading: a new essay from Megan Mayhew Bergman, interviews with Noveller and Miranda July, scenes from the East Village in the 1990s, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Katie Coyle, Erase Errata Return, Jeanette Winterson on Poetry, Michael Gira Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Katie Coyle, Michael Gira, and Erase Errata; Rahawa Haile on the Whitney Houston tv movie; new writing on books from Jeanette Winterson and Lauren Groff; and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon Book Tour, Okey-Panky Debuts, Podcasts and Storytelling, Leonard Cohen’s Legacy, and More
In our morning reading: Kim Gordon announces her book tour, thoughts on Leonard Cohen and Miranda July, Okey-Panky makes its debut, new writing from Mairead Case, and more.
Morning Bites: City Gardens History, Rebecca Solnit Discussed, Doug Aitken Art Train, Miranda July, and More
Thoughts on Rebecca Solnit’s latest book, City Gardens gets its history written, a look at “Brooklynsploitation,” Miranda July’s new art project, and much more.
Morning Bites: Elizabeth Bishop on Brazil, Zoe Heller on Salman Rushdie, Miranda July Interviewed, and More
Benjamin Moser has a look at Elizabeth Bishop’s writings on Brazil at the Book Bench. Zoe Heller reviewed Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton for theNew York Review of Books. Miranda July talked to the folks at BOMB. New at Rookie: Emma Straub’s essay “On Being a Late Bloomer.” Matt LeMay looks back at Interpol, and a very specific moment in NYC music. Kendra Grant Malone, who’s reading tonight at Franklin Park, was interviewed at The L Magazine. More best of 2012 […]
Indexing: D’Angelo Returns, A Reader’s First Wodehouse, Us Versus Dull Nonfiction, Miranda July, Charles D’Ambrosio, and More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.