In our morning reading: highlights from Alice Coltrane’s career in music, an interview with Porochista Khakpour, comics from Sarah Glidden and Dolan Morgan, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Glidden’s Next Book, K Records Lit, Marie-Helene Bertino Interviewed, and More
“Such snapshots are pre-Instagram, but the hazy romanticism that now glosses that world for me came startlingly back to life when I read Love Rock Revolution.” Sarah Dougher reviewed Mark Baumgarten’s Love Rock Revolution for the Los Angeles Review of Books. Sarah Glidden’s Rolling Blackouts: coming next year on Drawn & Quarterly. Martin Douglas’s essay on race and indie rock is fantastic. Walter Kirn on Biblical marginalia. Marie-Helene Bertino, whose Safe As Houses is well worth your time, is interviewed by The Paris Review. Elaine […]
“At 47, Lethem is 11 years older than Mailer was in 1959, so he’s had time to get more reading in. But that’s hardly the biggest advantage of an omnivore who devoured a book a day on the subway in high school and has spent 15 years working in bookstores…” Robert Christgau reviews Jonathan Lethem’s nonfiction collection The Ecstasy of Influence. Sarah Glidden visits Occupy Miami. Keith Gessen on his arrest at Occupy Wall Street. Here’s a combination of writers […]