Afternoon Bites: Molly Gaudry, Ann Powers, World Book Night, and more

Ann Powers looks at Spin‘s experiment in 140-character record reviews, and reverse-engineers two full-length reviews from it. Shades of Christopher Orr’s review of 21 based only on the preview… Molly Gaudry on work from Jeanne Winterson and Mary Ruefle. Irvine Welsh has written Skagboys, a prequel to Trainspotting. If you’re looking for an excellent reading in northern Brooklyn tomorrow, you have two outstanding options: Largehearted Boy’s tenth anniversary at WORD (with Emma Straub and Jennifer Gilmore) and the Caryn Rose/Rosie Schaap combo at Pete’s […]

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