In our morning reading: thoughts on the work of Patti Smith, an interview with Lindy West, and more.
Weekend Bites: Patti Smith, Odie Lindsey Interviewed, Marie NDiaye, Alex Ross’s Playlist, and More
In our weekend reading: reviews of books by Patti Smith and Marie NDiaye, an interview with Odie Lindsey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Patti Smith’s Latest, Sarah M. Broom, Eugene Robinson Interviewed, Mark Haber, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Patti Smith and Sarah M. Broom, an interview with Eugene Robinson, and more.
Morning Bites: Ben Lerner, 5 Under 35, Hunters Point’s New Library, Writers on Authenticity, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Ben Lerner and Patti Smith, writers discuss authenticity, and more.
Morning Bites: Patti Smith, Mary Ruefle’s Latest, Josh Denslow, Nick Flynn Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Patti Smith and Josh Denslow, thoughts on Mary Ruefle’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: Patti Smith Interviewed, Lauren Hilger Poetry, Samanta Schweblin, Rob Hart on Food, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Patti Smith and Rob Hart, new poetry from Lauren Hilger, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Melissa Broder Interviewed, Yoko Tawada, Rita Bullwinkel Fiction, Patti Smith, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Melissa Broder, new writing by Rita Bullwinkel, and much more.
“The Music Is The Biography”: Jenn Pelly on Writing About The Raincoats
I’ve enjoyed Jenn Pelly‘s writing about music and pop culture for a while now; when the announcement was first made a few years ago, I was very excited to hear that she’d be writing about The Raincoats as part of the 33 1/3 series. This fall, Pelly’s book on The Raincoats was published, and it was everything I’d hoped for: a solid history of the band’s early days, an insightful look into the band’s creative process, and a book that […]