In our Tuesday morning reading: notes on Two-Lane Blacktop, a review of Judy Blume’s new novel, Norman Rush talks Saul Bellow, and more.
Morning Bites: Carola Dibbell Interviewed, Writers on Twitter, Meredith Graves’s Advice, Tim Horvath on Norman Rush, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Carola Dibbell, advice from Meredith Graves, new writing from Mensah Demary and Jenny Zhang, Tim Horvath on Norman Rush, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Justin Taylor Interviewed, Marie-Helene Bertino Recommends Books, Christina Nichol, Skybridges, and More
Interviews with Justin Taylor and Christina Nichol, a look at the skybridges of Manhattan, Marie-Helene Bertino recommends books, thoughts on Kate Zambreno’s Green Girl, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Norman Rush Interviewed, Mosh Pit Anatomy, Warren Ellis and Geoff Manaugh Talk Crime, Justin Pearson, and More
This afternoon: highlights from Warren Ellis and Geoff Manaugh’s fascinating conversation on crime and fiction, Tim Horvath interviews Norman Rush, St. Mark’s Bookshop holds a fundraiser, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Fun Home” Musical, Hardcore Comps, Donald Fagen, Ray Davies Interviewed, and More
The “Fun Home” musical gets reviewed; Junot Diaz gets interviewed; notes on hardcore benefit compilations; Donald Fagen released a memoir; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Publishing Genius History, “Salinger” Drinking Games, Christgau on Rush, Paul Harding Playlist, and More
A Paul Harding playlist, Evan Dorkin hints at a return to Eltingville, Robert Christgau on Norman Rush, Two Dollar Radio talks with Late Night Library, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Derek Raymond, BELLS≥, Norman Rush, and more
Melville House has audio up from 1993 of Derek Raymond reading from his fantastic novel I Was Dora Suarez. They’ve recently reissued his Factory novels, some of the bleakest, most intense crime fiction you’re likely to read. Earlier this year, we interviewed the Brooklyn-based instrumental rock quartet BELLS≥. They have a new EP out now. At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Magdalena Edwards looks at the work of Norman Rush. At Dusted, Vol.1’s Tobias Carroll has some thoughts on […]