In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction by Leanne Shapton, talking books with Alice McDermott, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Bethany C. Morrow, Tom Wolfe’s Influence, Julia Dixon Evans’s Playlist, Robert Lopez Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Bethany C. Morrow’s new novel, recommendations from Rachel Kushner, a playlist from Julia Dixon Evans, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Elizabeth Tan’s new novel, talking with the members of Heavens to Betsy, and more.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with Nick Cave, talking couscous with Leda, Lore Segal is interviewed, the Queens Museum is discussed, and much more.
And our 2010 award for “Sorry Dude, but it’s Better You than Me” goes to Edward Champion for his having to sit through the old insanity that is Tom Wolfe.