In our morning reading: an interview with Maurice Carlos Ruffin, reviews of novels by Eugene Lim and Lauren Groff, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Slaughterhouse-Five” Adapted, Nancy David Kho’s Playlist, Six Organs of Admittance, and More
In our afternoon reading: news of a Kurt Vonnegut comics adaptation, the history of the Village East, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Liz Phair’s Memoir, Scaachi Koul, Portland Writers on 2019, Orson Welles and Joseph Conrad, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Liz Phair and Junji Ito, Scaachi Koul on family, and more.
Morning Bites: Jana Beňová, Dawn Quigley Interviewed, Previewing 2019, Revisiting “The Magnificent Ambersons,” and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Jana Beňová’s new novel, interviews with Dawn Quigley and Henry Hoke, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Laaraji Interviewed, Porochista Khakpour Fiction, Tournament of Books Long List, Lost Films, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Laaraji, fiction from Porochista Khakpour, and much more.
Morning Bites: Wayétu Moore, “Angaaray” Revisited, Jasmin B. Frelih’s Latest, Orson Welles, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Wayétu Moore and Jasmin B. Frelih, a new issue of Midnight Breakfast, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ben Marcus Interviewed, Rosie Schaap on Mars Bar, Chris Gethard, Cookbook Stores, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Ben Marcus, a new essay by Rosie Schaap, and much more.
“They’re More Like Recreations”: Scott Esposito on Bridging the Literary and Cinematic
Like much of his work to date, Scott Esposito’s new book The Doubles evades easy categorization, yet also overwhelms the reader with a sense of its author’s personality and aesthetics. It encompasses several years in Esposito’s life, weaving in his impressions on one film that he saw in that year. The resulting book blends artistic disciplines, gives a fantastic sense of its author’s approach to film, and does a number of bold things with narratives along the way. I asked […]