In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Karen Tei Yamashita and Robert Coover, an interview with Cold Beat, and more.
Morning Bites: Mary Miller Interviewed, Marlon James, Colin Dickey Nonfiction, Bad Brains History, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Mary Miller and Marlon James, fiction from Dolan Morgan, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Robert Coover Interviewed, Zweig Biography, New Sarah Gerard Fiction, Sharon Van Etten, and More
Robert Coover on a new story, interviews with Trisha Low and Morgan Parker, new fiction from Sarah Gerard, notes on a new book about Stefan Zweig, music from Sharon Van Etten, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Shakespeare at 450, Wendy C. Ortiz, Robert Coover’s Writing Habits, Lisa Robinson Interviewed, and More
Talking 70s rock with Lisa Robinson, Robert Coover on writing spaces, celebrating the 450th birthday of one William Shakespeare, and more.
Afternoon Bites: College Rock Returns, Presidential Paintings, Adelle Waldman Interviewed, Robert Coover, and More
Adelle Waldman and Robert Coover are interviewed, Belle & Sebastian’s new collection gets reviewed, images of science fictional suburbs, thoughts on George W. Bush’s art, and more.
I joined a cult this week. Pretty fun. Well-organized. Addictive, sure, and the acolytes are rabid, but the devices are user-friendly, and I’m starting to make friends. If I prove myself, I may even climb the ranks toward a higher ranking and be given new privileges. We even have our own app. That’s right, infidel: there’s an app for us. And it may yet save your soul.
A roundup of things consumed by our editors. Tobias Carroll I’m planning to start Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 in the coming weeks. It’s been a while since I read one of his novels, and so picked up his After Dark as a sort of chaser. And…I’m not sure that I loved it. His evocation of nighttime moods is close to perfect, as is his suggestion of something unbearably sinister lying below the surface of daily life. But while he establishes a […]