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.
An excerpt from Rosecrans Baldwin’s Paris I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down is up at GQ. Don’t miss Baldwin in conversation with our own Jason Diamond at Greenlight on May 14th. The folks who put together The Tournament of Books at The Morning News (the site that Baldwin co-founded) discuss the lack of Pulitzer Prize in fiction. Murakami gets a box set. The Rumpus talks to Miranda July. It was a good day for Cynthia Ozick. Vintage razor […]
Morning Bites: Charlotte Brontë Lady, Miranda July’s Craigslist stuff, Stalin’s Daughter, Lydia Lunch, and more
Our new hero is this lady who lives her life dressed like Charlotte Brontë. Do you want to buy stuff Miranda July bought off Craigslist? Lydia Lunch meets Dominique Strauss Kahn in a purely fictional way at 3: AM Magazine. Julie Klausner talks about the most Jewish episodes of her How Was Your Week? podcast. Barack Obama: fan of indie bookstores. Joseph Stalin’s daughter passed away at the age of 85. Scott Walker is doing a bang up job in Wisconsin. (No […]
Jarvis Cocker as Captain Ahab? Miranda July’s film, The Future, is getting positive reviews at Sundance. Scott Macaulay of Filmmaker Magazine “Loved” it. Jonathan Lethem’s Amazon review of Douglas Rushkoffs Life Inc. A video on Moleskine Debossing.
Have you ever wondered how do to get from Miranda July and Justin Taylor to Gang Gang Dance and Ol’ Dirty Bastard in a few moves? If the answer is (hopefully) yes, Melissa Broder has figured it out for you.
Bites: Philip Marlowe, Kevin Sampsell Picks, “Literary Hipsters”, Titus Andronicus on The Awl, and More
An essay on Raymond Chandler’s iconic character, Philip Marlowe. (Thanks 3:AM Magazine) Kevin Sampsell picks 9 of the best books from indie publishers. “Literary hipsters” Blake Butler, Tao Lin, Stephen Elliott, and Miranda July’s favorite books of the year. One of those “literary hipsters” wants you to donate his book. T.S. Eliot wrote a letter. The Awl meets Titus Andronicus.