In our afternoon reading: talking art and NYC, Dälek’s new album, exploring a newly-found interview with Julio Cortázar, and more.
Morning Bites: Valeria Luiselli Interviewed, Jawbreaker, Jim Ruland on Reading Series, Lesley Nneka Arimah, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Valeria Luiselli and Lesley Nneka Arimah, the return of Jawbreaker, and more.
Morning Bites: Jac Jemc Nonfiction, Man Booker Longlist, Naomi Jackson, Patrick Wensink’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: a new essay from Jac Jemc, thoughts on books from Patrick Wensink and Noy Holland, and much more.
Morning Bites: Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir, Svetlana Alexievich, Bikini Kill’s Origins, Patrick Wensink, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, Bikini Kill’s history, a review of Kylesa’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eimear McBride’s Next Book, Man Booker Shortlist, Patrick Wensink’s Latest, Joan Didion, and More
In our afternoon reading: news of Eimear McBride’s next book, Mairead Case interviewed Jessa Crispin, a report from Margaret Eby’s book release event, and more.
A Brief History of Book Trailer Failure
Sadly, nobody calls me the Orson Welles of book trailers. This really is an oversight on behalf of the world at large. Shame on you. I mean I’ve written, directed, produced, shot, starred-in, catered and stunt coordinated my last three book trailers. I even whipped up a storyboard for my newest book trailer, Fake Fruit Factory, after I saw the Coen Brothers make one in the special features of Big Lebowski. Not too shabby.
Morning Bites: Patrick Wensink on Selling Christmas Trees, Norman Brannon on Charlie XCX, New Jamie Iredell, and More
In our morning reading: looking ahead to the most anticipated books of 2015, a look at the world of selling Christmas trees, thoughts on new books from Charles D’Ambrosio and Donald Antrim, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Southern California Hardcore, Lauren Groff Interviewed, Prince Master Class, Literary Bestseller Economics, and More
“These pages are replete with stories about battles with cops, long afternoons surfing and skateboarding, being driven around on the freeways by the “only one with a license,” bass guitars thrust through frat house windows, and nights at the unofficial “Mecca” of the scene, the Oki Dog.” Brian Kim Stefans on We Got Power! Ed Champion is planning a 3,000-mile “conversational journey” across the United States. Jessica Luther on feminism in romance novels. Touré on Questlove on Prince. Guernica talked with […]