News of a new Ta-Nehisi Coates book, interviews with Halle Butler and Katy Otto, talking with Faith No More about their new album, when commencement speeches become books, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Tiphanie Yanique Interviewed, Longform Orwell, Susan Howe, Revisiting Highsmith, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Tiphanie Yanique, a look back at Patricia Highsmith’s work, reviews of albums by Belle and Sebastian and Disappears, thoughts on Susan Howe, and more.
Morning Bites: Highsmith’s “The Blunderer,” Fugazi Reissued, Claudia Rankine Interviewed, Songs:Ohia, and More
In our morning reading: news of a Patricia Highsmith novel being adapted for film, an interview with Claudia Rankine, reviews of reissued albums from Songs:Ohia and Fugazi, new fiction from Iceland, and more.
Morning Bites: A “Child of God” Trailer, Writers’ Notebooks, Gabby Bess, Adapting Highsmith, and More
A look at James Franco’s Cormac McCarthy adaptation, Jessica Hopper on black metal, Todd Haynes adapting Patricia Highsmith, RuPaul and Henry Rollins hanging out, and more.
The Reading Life: Adapted Patricia Highsmith and Steve McQueen in San Francisco
Knowing where all the movie theaters are in the Bay Area taught me a considerable amount of geography. The Embarcadero Center, spanning five blocks and connected with hypnotic tile, is not just named conveniently for its adjacent landmark. It’s also the home of an excellent art house theater. You can almost see it in The Conversation. There’s Harrison Ford, lying to reporters in the breezeway. Leave San Francisco, and things get less glamorous. You sit in boxy multiplexes, designed with […]