In our morning reading: new writing by Monica Drake and Jesi Bender, an interview with Charlie Jane Anders, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samanta Schweblin, Bram Stoker Awards, Marilynne Robinson Interviewed, Monica Drake, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Samanta Schweblin and Marilynne Robinson, new writing by Monica Drake, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marie Darrieussecq on Books, Leland Cheuk, Monica Drake and Portland, Richard Hell Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Marie Darrieussecq and Leland Cheuk, literary depictions of Portland, Oregon, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Monica Drake Nonfiction, Jawbreaker Interviewed, Irreversible Entanglements, Philip Pullman, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Monica Drake, interviews with Jawbreaker and Irreversible Entanglements, and more.
Weekend Bites: Lindsay Hunter, Steve Erickson Interviewed, Monica Drake, Nadia Sirota’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Lindsay Hunter and Gabrielle Civil, interviews with Steve Erickson and Monica Drake, and more.
Morning Bites: Megan Stielstra Nonfiction, Monica Drake, Cave Canem at 20, and More
In our morning reading: essays by Megan Stielstra and Sarah McCarry, an East Bay punk documentary, and more.
Morning Bites: Morgan Parker, Sarah Gerard Nonfiction, William Basinski on Music,and More
In our morning reading: Morgan Parker talked with Amanda Petrusich, new writing from Sarah Gerard, and much more.
“It’s About Trusting the Material and the Audience”: An Interview With Monica Drake
Over the course of her three books, Monica Drake has explored everything from the surreal nature of humor and heartbreak to generational legacies playing out over the course of several decades in a city. Her latest book, The Folly of Loving Life, begins with a couple buying a distinctive piece of property in Oregon, at which point their lives begin to disintegrate. In the stories that follow, Drake shifts her focus to their children, who grapple with the legacies of […]