Benjamin Moser has a look at Elizabeth Bishop’s writings on Brazil at the Book Bench. Zoe Heller reviewed Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton for theNew York Review of Books. Miranda July talked to the folks at BOMB. New at Rookie: Emma Straub’s essay “On Being a Late Bloomer.” Matt LeMay looks back at Interpol, and a very specific moment in NYC music. Kendra Grant Malone, who’s reading tonight at Franklin Park, was interviewed at The L Magazine. More best of 2012 […]
Afternoon Bites: Inside “Joseph Anton,” Patton Oswalt in Bushwick, Dylan Meconis on Comics Criticism, and More
A very happy 49th birthday to Jarvis Cocker. Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton is out this week. Rushdie spoke to Charles McGrath at the New York Times, and Sarah Weinman looks at the books of Rushdie’s ex-wife Marianne Wiggins. Eric Nelson on the time Patton Oswalt showed up at Brooklyn Fireproof. Dylan Meconis on ways you should not write comics criticism. Irvine Welsh talks about his latest novel, Skagboys, at Lit Reactor. How David Byrne listens to music. Steve Stern’s The Book […]
“Fuck ’em. To hell with them. Actually, my life has been pretty much your average writer’s life for over a decade now.” – Salman Rushdie gets back to work. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Jami Attenberg talks to Jennifer Weiner about poking fun at the Jeffrey Eugenides “Swoon Worthy” ad. Five words: Salman Rushdie fatwa video game. Daniel Fights a Hurricane, the latest book by Shane Jones, gets a trailer. Saying a prayer to Gatsby. Shepard Fairey designs the new Rolling Stones logo. Hopefully he won’t get sued for this one. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
John Kennedy Toole’s lost manuscript that turned out to be a classic. The Hunger Games Barbie doll. Rick Santorum gets all dystopian. BlackBook discusses the New York Times article that basically says that Salman Rushdie has a lot of sex. Andrew Sullivan wonders if the internet ruined subcultures. Ten great odes to famous writers at Flavorwire. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Martin Amis (above) decked out in Louis Vuitton, Dennis Cooper in a Bottega Veneta shirt, and Salman Rushdie giving you bedroom eyes. All this and more over at T Magazine. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Morning Bites: Edith Wharton’s birthday, reading Rushdie as protest, the Poem Forest, new Xiu Xiu, and more
Edith Wharton was born on this day in 1862. Jon Cotner tours the Poem Forest. Reading Salman Rushdie as a form of protest. Shalom Auslander is interviewed at Jewcy. Gloria Steinem is profiled at the Stanford blog. There’s a new Xiu Xiu album coming out, which means there will be new Xiu Xiu videos like the one up at Pitchfork right now. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com
Brideshead Revisited Vs. Downton Abbey in a really bloody battle at Page Views. N+1 Personals gets profiled by New York magazine. Have you seen the preview for Stephen Elliott’s Cherry? Now Salman Rushdie thinks the whole assassination attempt on his life thing was B.S. Luc Sante on Patti Smith. Again, we repeat: Luc Sante on Patti Smith at the New York Review of Books. Cooking with Sonic Youth (before Kim and Thurston broke up) and Evan Dando at Flavorwire. Follow Vol. 1 […]