Rozalia Jovanovic checks out the work of the young Keith Haring for Gallerist. Thought Catalog catalogs some writing advice from Martin Amis. Note to Jonathan Franzen: You fuck with Edith Wharton, you get an Edith Wharton scholar on your ass. The Coffin Factory went to the Muumuu House reading. Mira Ptacin shares an excerpt from her memoir “about the uterus and the American Dream.” at Guernica. A Whit Stillman primer. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
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