In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Justin Phillip Reed’s new book, an interview with Masha Gessen, and more.
Morning Bites: Umberto Eco Remembered, Dennis Cooper, Terese Svoboda on Lola Ridge, Glenn Branca, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting Umberto Eco, new writing from Pilot Viruet and Margaret Eby, and more.
Weekend Bites: Alexander Chee, A. Igoni Barrett’s Latest, bell hooks, Richard Hell Talks Film, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Alexander Chee, a remembrance of Umberto Eco, an excerpt from A. Igoni Barrett’s forthcoming novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Beat Happening Revisited, Jeanette Winterson and Marlon James, Lush Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Beat Happening, Warren Ellis on Umberto Eco, Jeanette Winterson in conversation with Marlon James, and more.
Vacation Bites: Henry Miller’s birthday, anthropomorphic dioramas, literary word processing, and more
(We’re taking a little break until the new year, so Morning and Afternoon Bites will be combined into one daily post.) Henry Miller was born on this day in 1891. Umberto Eco’s love of lists. One man’s quest to figure out the literary history of word processing. Short stories by Colm Tóibín and Téa Obreht. Taking a look at the work of Walter Potter, the English taxidermist known for his anthropomorphic dioramas. A book about the band Felt is a thing. This […]