Have you been wondering about what Henry Rollins has been reading lately? If so, Ron Hogan might be able to help find an answer to that very question. Brian Evenson will be reading in Brooklyn next month. J.A. Tyler reviewed Vincent Standley’s novel A Mortal Affect. (Our review of the novel in question can be found here.) Roxane Gay is interviewed over at Full Stop. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
Review by Tobias Carroll A Mortal Affect by Vincent Standley Calamari Press; 189 p. Describing Vincent Standley’s novel A Mortal Affect doesn’t entirely prepare the reader for the book to come. In it, there are prophecies, revolutions, the lamentations of a suicidal immortal, and the constant threat of the world ceasing to exist. Yet the focus here isn’t on the otherworldly elements so much as it’s with the minutiae of daily life in this highly stylized society — and how […]