In our morning reading: talking comics with Kate Beaton, talking reunions with Unwound, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sheila Heti Interviewed, A “Tiny Crimes” Excerpt, Julius Eastman, Ben Marcus Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Sheila Heti, Victor LaValle on Stephen King’s new novel, Ben Marcus fiction, and much 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.
Morning Bites: Marilynne Robinson Interviewed, John Berryman Revisited, Jess Row, Unwound Reissued, and More
Interviews with Marilynne Robinson and Jess Row, thoughts on the latest Unwound reissues, checking in with Cult of Youth, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Unwound Reissues, Patti Smith Reads Virginia Woolf, Conversing With Lars Iyer, and More
Four words: Numero Group reissues Unwound. No big deal; just Patti Smith reading from Virginia Woolf’s The Waves. HTML Giant interviewed Lars Iyer, whose Exodus is out now from Melville House. So, about that contentious New York Public Library renovation? Michael Kimmelman has some questions about that. The New Yorker on polite graffiti. Chris Mautner on unjustly forgotten comics anthologies. A look back on Neil Gaiman’s The Books of Magic. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
I think it’s safe to say that Vol.1 Brooklyn’s editors contain more than a few Unwound fans among their number. Of the group’s members, drummer Sara Lund seems to have been the most active lately, as part of Hungry Ghost and the Corin Tucker Band. We’re also incredibly excited to hear that singer/guitarist Justin Trosper has a new group, called Survival Knife, who are playing shows around the Northwest. (Seriously, west coast friends: why didn’t any of you mention this?) […]