In our afternoon reading: interviews with Simon Reynolds and Donald Quist, thoughts on D. Foy’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alan Vega, Matthew Salesses Nonfiction, Paula Whyman Interviewed, Martin Seay, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Matthew Salesses, a 2002 Alan Vega interview, an interview with Paula Whyman, and more.
Morning Bites: Victor LaValle, Sarah Gerard Interviewed, Tracy O’Neill’s Latest, Enrique Vila-Matas, and More
In our morning reading: Victor LaValle on his research process, interviews with Sarah Gerard and This Heat, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alexander Chee on Historical Fiction, Nayomi Munaweera, Simon Reynolds on Shoegaze, and More
In our afternoon reading: Alexander Chee on historical fiction, a new essay from Nayomi Munaweera, Robert Lopez fiction, and more.
Morning Bites: A “Station Eleven” Excerpt, Amanda Petrusich, Inside the City Reliquary, Sam Pink Reviewed, and More
An excerpt from Station Eleven, new writing from Jami Attenberg and Amelia Gray, a review of Sam Pink’s new novel, Amanda Petrusich assembles a playlist, and more.
Erik Hendriksen looks at Michael Heald’s Goodbye to the Nervous Apprehension. And The Outlet has a report on its release party. The title essay debuted as a Sunday Story earlier this year. Remembering Sarah Kirsch of Fuel, Torches to Rome, and many other fantastic punk bands. Members of Q and Not U have returned as Paint Branch. The Atlantic Wire looks at the year in YA fiction. Simon Reynolds on Laurie Speigel. Eric Banks on The First Four Notes. Mari Ruti, interviewed at The Believer. […]
“I’m going to spend 2012 seeking out the kind of writing I know is out there but is not receiving the attention it deserves. I’m going to spend 2012 committed to great(er) expectations rather than surrendering to the status quo. We’ll see how this goes.” At The Rumpus: Roxane Gay’s “Resolved: A Year of Great(er) Expectations.” (Via Lauren Cerand) Hey, look — it’s an excerpt from Diane Williams’s Vicky Swanky is a Beauty. Google Maps reveals the secrets of McNally […]