In our afternoon reading: an interview with Lidia Yuknavitch, nonfiction by Matthew Salesses, thoughts on Raymond Pettibon, and more.
When the elevator doors open on the fourth floor of the New Museum I don’t know which way to look first. Every wall is covered snuggly by pictures and words. Some drawings are framed, others just tacked to the wall the way a teenager might display a band flyer swiped from a club wall after a gig. It’s a dense polyphony which demands attention without giving the viewer much guidance. A quick scan yields glimpses of Kennedy, Reagan, Bush, and […]
Morning Bites: Kate Zambreno’s Latest, Raymond Pettibon, Viet Thanh Nguyen Fiction, John Darnielle Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Amber Sparks on Kate Zambreno’s latest, an interview with John Darnielle, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Jami Attenberg, revisiting a Stevie Wonder album and the Dinosaur Jr. discography, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Daniel José Older, Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon’s Zine, Justin Taylor, Lauren Groff on Literary Marriages, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction on craft from Daniel José Older, a report from Justin Taylor’s book party, book recommendations from Lauren Groff, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Marlon James Interviewed, Cookie Mueller, Raymond Pettibon Baseball Cards, Will Oldham, and More
Checking in with Marlon James, thoughts on Will Oldham’s discography, a review of Martin Amis’s new novel, a new book about Cookie Mueller, and more.
Weekend Bites: Book Endpapers, Gordon & Pettibon, Simon Kuper on Dutch Soccer, Making “The Leftovers,” and More
The world of book endpapers, new writing from Aaron Gilbreath and Kate Brittain, an interview about adapting The Leftovers, Simon Kuper discusses Dutch soccer, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lester Bangs Drama, Blake Butler on Shane Jones, Recommended YA, Ivy Compton-Burnett, and More
Discussing the life and work of Stefan Zweig at the NYPL, Kim Gordon and Raymond Pettibon’s upcoming bookstore event, adapting the life of Lester Bangs for the stage, and more.