In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kat Howard, an excerpt of Amy Rose Spiegel’s new book, thoughts on Rivka Galchen’s latest, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” Exquisite Corpse Fiction, Hemingway(s) in Cuba, Atwood on Le Guin, and More
Revisiting Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Zadie Smith and Elif Batuman (among many others) contributed to an exquisite corpse short story, thoughts on Aphex Twin, and more.
Weekend Bites: Rivka Galchen, Debut Novelists, Ariel Schrag’s Latest, Julianna Barwick’s Brewery Collaboration, and More
An interview with Rivka Galchen, and a review of her latest; thoughts on Julianna Barwick’s new EP and Ariel Schrag’s new novel; talking with debut novelists, a profile of Sean Michaels, and more.
Weekend Bites: Richard Ayoade Interviewed, Mother’s Day Lit, Stanley Elkin, Tori Amos’s Latest, and More
Talking literature with Richard Ayoade, thoughts on the new album from Tori Amos and the new book from Rivka Galchen, and more for your weekend reading.
Afternoon Bites: Rivka Galchen, George Saunders Interviewed, New Zealand Pop, Spike Lee on Billy Wilder, and More
Talking with George Saunders, a history of Dunedin pop, thoughts on a Raymond Pettibon art show, Spike Lee on a Billy Wilder classic, and more.
Morning Bites: BOMB Fiction Contest, Tina Brown Picks, Ira Glass Soda Recipe, Debbie Downer Writes a Book and More
Rachel Dratch is writing a book. We are 110% behind this. BOMB Magazine has announced their 5th fiction contest, and Rivka Galchen is the judge. Tina Brown gives her “must reads” to NPR. Ira Glass gives us the secret recipe to Coca Cola Steve Martin is going to put out a second bluegrass album, and play five New York shows.
Pictures of 20 Under 40 People Living it up at 92Y Tribeca
Posted by Jason Diamond David Bezmozgis, Nell Freudenberger, Rivka Galchen, Karen Russell, Gary Shteyngart and Wells Tower with Deborah Treisman read at 92Y Tribeca the other night. Good times were had, ideas for funny new book trailers were probably thought up, and pictures were indeed taken and saved at the 92Y Flickr.
All Tonight’s Parties
There are some nights were you look at the schedule of things going on and think to yourself “oh yeh, this is why I live in New York”, and tonight is definitely one of those nights. 1. The Rumpus turns a years old, asks HTMLGiant to help them celebrate. Tao Lin, Rivka Galchen, Justin Taylor, Deb Olin Unferth, and Stephen Elliott at Broadway East, where Chinatown meets the Lower East Side. 171 East Broadway. 2. Jami Attenberg reads from her […]