In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Tom Lin’s new novel, a story by Mark Haber, and more.
Weekend Bites: Dark Blue’s Recommendations, Writers Drawing Rabbits, Ghost Towns, The Sundowners, and More
In our weekend reading: musical recommendations from Dark Blue, what happens when writers draw rabbits, and much more.
Morning Bites: Jesse Ball Interviewed, Mairead Case, Alice Mattison Nonfiction, Kristin Dombeck, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Jesse Ball, nonfiction from Mairead Case, the birth of a new bookstore in New Jersey, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Gerard’s Essays, Rosie Schaap Nonfiction, Nadja Spiegelman Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: Sarah Gerard’s next book has its cover, an interview with Nadja Spiegelman, thoughts on Colson Whitehead’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Amber Tamblyn’s Favorite Books, Steve Albini on Food, Amelia Gray’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Amber Tamblyn on her favorite books, Steve Albini on foodies, thoughts on Amelia Gray’s new collection, the troubled production of an Orson Welles film, and more.
Sunday Stories: “The Glass Ramekin”
The Glass Ramekin by Sabra Embury “Are you going to eat that last Southwestern eggroll?” This is how Bret began our first conversation before adding my plate to his cluttered bin of mutilated leftovers. He wiped my table. He ate a fry from his bin. “Nice tattoo,” he said. The design of my tattoo was based on Escher’s otherworldly House of Stairs, which in my mind was one of his more obscure pieces compared to the more recognizable “Drawing Hands” […]