It’s funny how people perceive things. I saw the movie Stand by Me, which turns 30 this month, around the time I turned 7, right after the film was released on VHS. I remember the person behind the counter telling my babysitter who was helping me pick out movies that they’d just gotten the film in the day before. When we showed her the movie we’d picked, my stepmom asked if it was scary when we told her the movie […]
Weekend Bites: “Saint Mazie” Adapted, Mensah Demary Nonfiction, Roxane Gay, Queens Bookstores, and More
In our weekend reading: news of a Jami Attenberg novel being adapted for television, new essays by Mensah Demary and Roxane Gay, an interview with Stephen King, and more.
Morning Bites: Nnedi Okorafor, Ta-Nehisi Coates on “Black Panther,” Adapting Stephen King, Han Kang, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the fiction of Nnedi Okorafor and Han Kang, an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, and much more.
Morning Bites: Baileys Women’s Prize, Greenlight Bookstore Expands, Horror Fiction Reviewed, and More
In our morning reading: a look at the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, new writing on books from Mairead Case, new writing on music from Mensah Demary and Jes Skolnik, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marlon James, Elvis Costello Interviewed, Lincoln Michel, “The Shining” on Film, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking with (and celebrating) Marlon James, fiction from Lincoln Michel and Tara Ison, a review of a Sun City Girls reissue, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rachel B. Glaser Interviewed, College Rock, James Salter Revisited, Victor LaValle’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Rachel B. Glaser and Stephen King, fiction from Sasha Fletcher, an excerpt from Victor LaValle’s new novella, and more.
Morning Bites: Ottessa Moshfegh, Stephen King’s Corgi, Mairead Case Nonfiction, Terry Riley Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Sarah Gerard interviewed Ottessa Moshfegh, Geeta Dayal interviewed Terry Riley, new writing from Mairead Case and Eleanor Kriseman, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Louisville Punk Flyers, Jeff VanderMeer and Vernon Reid, “Swan Feast” Reviewed, Postmodern Stephen King, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on Louisville punk flyers, Jeff VanderMeer and Vernon Reid in conversation, a review of Natalie Eilbert’s new book, where Stephen King and Don DeLillo overlap, and more.