In our morning reading: thoughts on a novel by Vasily Grossman, new writing from Brian Gresko, and more.
Morning Bites: Team Dresch, Terese Svoboda Interviewed, Yan Lianke, Revisiting Vasily Grossman, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Team Dresch, Peter Rock and Leni Zumas in conversation, and more.
What went through Jonathan Meiburg’s head when, in 2008, he formally left critical darlings Okkervil River? I’d be willing to wager either a sense of duty or a feeling of dread; a now or never sort of thing that only he could truly understand. Sure, his band Shearwater was gaining fans every day. Signing a contract with indie giants Matador couldn’t hurt either, but it couldn’t have been easy.