In our afternoon reading: a review of Ben Marcus’s new collection, new writing from Emily St. John Mandel and Rachel B. Glaser, and more.
We’ll be off tomorrow, and will return on Wednesday with some thoughts on the year in review.
Afternoon Bites: Rachel B. Glaser, Rosie Schaap Nonfiction, Jim Ruland on 2017, Oliver Zarandi, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Rachel B. Glaser, new writing by Rosie Schaap and Oliver Zarandi, and more.
Morning Bites: James Baldwin, A Carrie Brownstein Excerpt, Richard Hell, Rachel B. Glaser Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: notes on James Baldwin on music, an excerpt from Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, an interview with Rachel B. Glaser, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rachel B. Glaser Interviewed, College Rock, James Salter Revisited, Victor LaValle’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Rachel B. Glaser and Stephen King, fiction from Sasha Fletcher, an excerpt from Victor LaValle’s new novella, and more.
Morning Bites: Eileen Myles, Greenlight Bookstore, Rachel B. Glaser Interviewed, Justin Taylor, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Eileen Myles, Justin Taylor, and Rachel B. Glaser; praise for Greenlight Bookstore; and more.
“There Was More Dancing at Art School”: An Interview With Rachel B. Glaser
I first encountered Rachel B. Glaser‘s writing via the memorably-titled 2010 collection Pee on Water. She’s returned with a new novel, Paulina & Fran, that follows the lives of two young women, beginning when they meet in art school and following them into the uncertainties and economic anxiety of post-collegiate life. It’s a memorably unpredictable book; just as the dynamic between its two central characters shifts repeatedly over the course of the book, so too do the reader’s perceptions of […]
Morning Bites: “Among the Thugs” at 25, Sloane Crosley on Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Rachel B. Glaser’s Album, Harvey Pekar Park, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting “Among the Thugs,” Sloane Crosley on post-apocalyptic fiction, an album from Rachel B. Glaser, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “The Flamethrowers” and Art, Emily Gould on Franzen, Atticus Lish Interviewed, Bowie Anthology, and More
Notes on Never Can Say Goodbye, Emily Gould on Jonathan Franzen, Douglas Wolk on David Bowie, and more.