The Rumpus talks to Elif Batuman about Mike Daisey. The Harvard Library will make 12 million records available to the public ncluding books, images, videos, and manuscripts. Huffington Post Books on the poetry of Tao Lin. Impose talks to author Chris Lehmann. Occupy Student Debt. Wine straight from the barrel. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Afternoon Bites: The “American Psycho” Comic Book, Philip Larkin Tribute, Paul F. Tompkins, And More
So hey, Benjamin Marra adapted American Psycho as a comic book. The Shirley Jackson Award nominees for this year have been announced. Tonight’s Philip Larkin tribute at Cooper Union has a staggeringly good lineup of readers. Mike Dockins, interviewed at Pank. Charles Simic on bathroom reading. Eric Adams looks at the latest special from Paul F. Tompkins. The Asian-American Literary Review delves into the work of Tao Lin. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Most Saturdays end up being a disappointment. Pretty good chance if you go to the New York Tyrant reading at KGB Bar, that won’t be the case. From the website: A New York Tyrant party with readings from Daniel Long, Michael Bible, and Chiara Barzini, followed by Tao Lin and Giancarlo DiTrapano doing a special one-time double-reading of “Andrew: A Dialogue of Texts in the Year of Drugs and Kindness,” from Vice Magazine, a piece that’s been called “incendiary,” and “this […]
Did anybody else get a little sick from the words “Juicy Bits From Dick Cheney,” regardless of what context it’s in? Do books + soundtracks = The Future? The Atlantic takes a look. 15 reasons why bookstores and libraries should work together brought to you by the fine folks at Lake Forest Book Store in Lake Forest, IL. A Los Angelesian’s guide to literary New York. Josh Spilker takes a look at Tao Lin’s “new novel hype” at Impose. Some […]
Today would have been the 65th birthday of Keith Moon. He was the greatest rock drummer ever. Period. Darin Strauss on faith at the Jewish Book Council blog. Tao Lin interviews Ben Lerner at The Believer. There is talk of declawing cats. Bernard-Henri Lévy is feeling pretty good about Libya right now. Especially since he was so instrumental in getting his country to intervene in the fighting. Caryn Rose’s B-Sides and Broken Hearts gets reviewed. Funny guy Nick Kroll teaches […]
Tao Lin signs a deal, bringing Joseph Heller back from the dead, Harold Bloom talks, and much more.
Today we’ve got National Lampoon helping us figure out who we are, Tao Lin hooking up with Bill Clegg, Jens Lekman finally giving us some music, and more.
Posted by Jason Diamond If 1991 was “the year punk broke,” I’d like to think of 2011 as “the year the punk novel broke” with the publication of books like Justin Taylor’s crusty cult epic, The Gospel of Anarchy, Vanessa Veselka’s Zazen; and the most critically acclaimed of all, Ten Thousand Saints, by Eleanor Henderson. I’d also add Tao Lin’s Shoplifting From American Apparel and The Orange Eats Creeps by Grace Krilanovich into this emerging genre, the difference being that they […]