In our morning reading: talking with Valeria Luiselli about her new book, Mat Johnson on what he’s been reading, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Masha Gessen Interviewed, The Feelies’ Latest, Eileen Myles, Nat Baldwin Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Masha Gessen and Eileen Myles, Evan Narcisse on “Get Out,” and more.
Morning Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Comics, National Book Awards Fiction Longlist, Robert Lopez Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, fiction from Robert Lopez, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, Aaron Burch Interviewed, Victor LaValle, The Julie Ruin’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking science fiction with Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, thoughts on The Julie Ruin’s new album, new nonfiction from Victor LaValle, and much more.
In our Friday afternoon reading: checking in with The Body, new writing from Morgan Parker and Michael J. Seidlinger, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samantha Hunt, Stephanie Danler Interviewed, Laird Barron, László Krasznahorkai’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Samantha Hunt and Clancy Martin, thoughts on new books from Laird Barron and László Krasznahorkai, and much more.
Morning Bites: Sketchy Literary Characters, The Chicagoan Returns, Dog Name Or Ginsberg Line, Good Comebacks, And More
Joyland’s co-founder, Brian Joseph Davis, draws police sketches of some of the most famous characters in literature. Oddly enough, the least creepy one is the murderous Misfit from Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard To Find.” Preview Adam Levin’s Hot Pink over at the McSweeney’s site. It will get you set for when we host Levin at PowerHouse Arena on April 4th. J.C. Gabel, the man behind the great magazine Stop Smiling, is now spearheading the resurrection of The Chicagoan. […]
Rick Moody talks about The Feelies at The Rumpus. Little known fact: sometime in the Middle Ages, a blind prophet said that in 2011, the redesigning of cheap IKEA bookshelves would signal the end of books. Dan Sinker (@MayorEmanuel, Punk Planet) does Twitter fiction for Huffington Post Books. The Paris Review talks to Ishmael Reed about Juice!, his first novel in over fifteen years (on the always wonderful Dalkey Archives). Going to Germany to buy books. The Reagan and Nixon […]