In our morning reading: an interview with Megan Stielstra, corresponding with Padgett Powell, and much more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Teju Cole, fiction from Amber Sparks, thoughts on the fiction of Padgett Powell, and more.
Morning Bites: Jeffrey Renard Allen, Padgett Powell Interviewed, Kate Christensen, Freeman’s Debuts, and More
In our morning reading: Charles Johnson on Jeffrey Renard Allen, new writing from Maris Kreizman, interviews with Kate Christensen and Padgett Powell, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kamel Daoud, Elisa Gabbert Interviewed, Dennis Cooper Recommendations, Ornette Coleman Remembered, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kamel Daoud and Elisa Gabbert, reading recommendations from Dennis Cooper, an appreciation of Ornette Coleman, and more.
Morning Bites: Binyavanga Wainaina, BEA Reports, James Hannaham Interviewed, Padgett Powell Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: talking publishing with Binyavanga Wainaina, reports from BEA, an interview with James Hannaham, an F. Scott Fitzgerald biopic, and more.
Salman Rushdie has pulled out of Jaipur literature festival, saying he fears assassination Muslim clerics protested against his participation. Cannonball Blog reviews Alice Bag’s Violence Girl. How Padgett Powell has written his way out of conventional storytelling. Is Downton Abbey reviving the careers of long dead authors? Dolan Morgan on the mythology of hijacking at Fortnight. (Also, read Dolan’s Sunday Story while you’re at it.) Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com
Here are five things I got excited about during spring break: 1. This great review for Padgett Powell’s The Interrogative Mood over at Crab Town. Not only do I like the review, but the fact that they listed the price of the book as “27 dollars and 99 cents”. 2. Baseball books. Specifically Baseball Talmud by Howard Megdall, and Mint Condition by Dave Jamieson
Bites: Why Franz Quit, Johansson Does Arthur Miller, Salinger Reviews, iPad Prophets, Magnetic Fields FAIL, and More
Franz Nicolay, whose “Complicated Gardening Techniques” is coming out on our very own Julius Singer Press, talks about why he left The Hold Steady. With Scarlett Johansson tackling one of his best plays, Wall Street Journal takes a look at “How Arthur Miller Found His View“. A brief history of J.D. Salinger reviews. Thomas Edison: iPad prophet? At The Faster Times, Michael Kimball Interviews Padgett Powell. According to this review, The Magnetic Fields FAIL. The Rumpus gives us Czechoslovakian book […]