In our morning reading: a playlist from Laura Adamczyk, an excerpt from Oyinkan Braithwaite’s new novel, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Octavia E. Butler, Books About Protests, Liza Featherstone, Tune-Yards Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: revisiting Octavia E. Butler’s “Dawn,” a new bookstore opens in the East Village, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Deluxe GZA, Kyle Minor’s Recommended Novellas, Chaos in Tejas and BEA Wrap-Ups, and More
The Rumpus interviews Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards. A ridiculously deluxe edition (hint: chessboard!) of GZA’s Liquid Swords is coming soon. Kyle Minor would like to recommend some novellas. Maria Sherman has a report from Chaos in Tejas. Capital New York on Narratively, a new site devoted to longform journalism. Heather Muse chats with Old 97s guy Rhett Miller. The Atlantic Wire visited Book Expo America, and chatted with a couple of booksellers while they were there. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google […]
Morning Bites: Virginia Woolf’s birthday, Occupy stories, a Colbert cocktail, Klosterman goes to Wikipedia, and more
Virginia Woolf was born on this day in 1882. And since yesterday was Edith Wharton’s birthday, the New York Times takes at great social climbers, and makes the Wharton-Downton Abbey connection. The Guardian on Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America. Electric Literature unveils the latest in their Single Sentence Animation series. Chuck Klosterman goes to Wikipedia for clues on tUnE-yArDs personality, then writes an article about her for Grantland. A Stephen Colbert cocktail. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for […]
The Week That Shall be: 11/14 to 11/20
Every Friday, we will be bringing you this bite sized guide to things going on that we find interesting for the next seven days to follow. Saturday, November 14th Craig Finn, Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady, and some guy named Chuck Klosterman are doing a 1PM happy hour at Le Poisson Rouge. Ten bucks. Another Hold Steady member (and guy soon to be published on Julius Singer Press), Franz Nicolay plays with one of our favorite bands, The Shondes, […]