In our afternoon reading: an interview with Ryan Chapman, fiction by Omar El Akkad, a review of Kathryn Davis’s new novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Ling Ma and Mike Sacks, the musical legacy of Nico, and more.
In our afternoon reading: fiction by Ling Ma, nonfiction by Jess Arndt, thoughts on Lynne Tillman’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Yoko Tawada’s Latest, Carmen Maria Machado, Kristen Arnett on Libraries, Caroline Says, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Yoko Tawada and Tom Rachman, new writing by Kristen Arnett, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samantha Irby Interviewed, Monica Youn’s Latest, Matt Bell on Denis Johnson, and More
In our afternoon reading: checking in with Samantha Irby, Matt Bell on the writings of Denis Johnson, and much more.
Morning Bites: Joan Didion, Marissa Nadler on White Lung, Marie NDiaye’s Latest, Zadie Smith, and More
In our morning reading: nonfiction from Joan Didion, thoughts on new works by Marie NDiaye and White Lung, and more.
I made my visit to Terrace Books a few weeks ago, and found it to be the kind of Platonic ideal of a used bookstore: cleanly laid out, well-stocked, and a generally pleasant place to browse. (See also: Human Relations; Book Thug Nation.) While there, I picked up a collection of linked essays by Jeanette Winterson, titled Art Objects. It begins with Winterson musing on how she essentially educated herself in terms of appreciating art; as someone who similarly doesn’t have […]