In our morning reading: a look at Valeria Luiselli’s writing space, an interview with Warren Ellis, Morrissey’s novel is coming, new writing from Norman Brannon, and more.
Morning Bites: New Luiselli, Shirley Jackson Award Nominees, Kamasi Washington, Norman Brannon on Mac McCaughan, and More
In our morning reading: new Valeria Luiselli writing, Norman Brannon talks punk and Superchunk, Emily Schultz’s latest reviewed, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Flannery O’Connor, New Toni Morrison Essay, Emily Books Interviewed, and More
In our Wednesday afternoon reading: new writing from Toni Morrison, an interview with Nick Kroll, a playlist from Nicole Haroutunian, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: New Luke B. Goebel Fiction, “The Congress” Reviewed, Kate Bush Albums as Books, Norman Brannon on Cultural Memory, and More
New writing from Luke B. Goebel and Leslie Jamison, Norman Brannon on cultural memory, a report from Justin Taylor and Jess Row’s recent event, and more.
Morning Bites: Michael Hastings’s Novel, Amber Sparks Defines New Genres, Priests Interviewed, Inside “The New Black,” and More
Thoughts on Michael Hastings’s novel, Amber Sparks ponders a new genre, talking with Priests, inside a new neo-noir anthology, and more.
Morning Bites: Literary Frenemies, The Soft Pink Truth, Megan Abbott on Peter Weir, Ariel Schrag’s Playlist, and More
Norman Brannon on Drew Daniel’s The Soft Pink Truth, great literary frenemies, new writing from Dolan Morgan, an Ariel Schrag playlist, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Filming Harry Crews, Reissues We’d Like to See, Brooklyn Noir, and More
At The L Magazine, Vol.1’s Tobias Carroll suggests five underrated 90s bands whose music should get the deluxe reissue treatment. It goes without saying that his fellow editors heartily agree. You know what’s awesome? Norman Brannon and Willie Nelson contributed to the same book, that’s what. Gary Hawkins on filming Harry Crews. Gabrielle Gantz revisits the anthology Brooklyn Noir. The Outlet has a fine write-up of this week’s PANK Invasion at WORD. Over at Treehouse, Matthew Specktor and Michael Wolfe […]
Afternoon Bites: Norman Brannon on Two Lights, Etgar Keret, The Books, and more
“By their estimation, a handful of blog reviews and the privilege to work with someone who sent Lenny Kravitz posters to record stores in 1995 has already cost the band upwards of $109,000. I want to write that number again because it’s so absurd, and then pick up a sandwich board and write it again — next to the words YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG — so that I can boycott Two Lights shows around the country with a small, but angry cult […]