In our morning reading: thoughts on Sam McPheeters’s memoir, new writing by Lynn Steger Strong, and more.
Weekend Bites: Grant McLennan Remembered, Esmé Weijun Wang, Geoff Dyer’s Playlist, and More
In our weekend reading: remembering the music and life of Grant McLennan, thoughts on Lydia Millet’s new novel, a playlist from Geoff Dyer, and more.
The Best Indie Rock Book Club Ever?
It probably shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that somebody in a band named after L. P. Hartley’s most famous novel amassed a pretty impressive book collection before his death in 2006. But what should be done with Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens paperbacks and hardcovers? The 30+ boxes had been sitting around in storage since his untimely death, and nobody could figure out where they should go to.