In our morning reading: interviews with Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Alexandra Kleeman, thoughts on the new album from Low, and more.
Morning Bites: Kira Jane Buxton, Shakespeare Conspiracies, Rachel Hartman, Mimi Lipson Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Kira Jane Buxton and Rachel Hartman, an interview with Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton, and more.
Morning Bites: Hanif Abdurraqib Interviewed, Shakespeare Retellings, Gabino Iglesias’s Anthology, Tamsyn Muir, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Hanif Abdurraqib, an excerpt from Tamsyn Muir’s forthcoming novel, and more.
Permutations, Mutations, and New Ballads: Thoughts on Three Literary Remixes
Ubiquity is a hell of a thing. No two people will have the same narratives, pop culture references, or cultural mythologies dwelling in the back of their heads–but there are certain stories that are familiar enough to enough people that they’re ripe for retelling. Or, in some cases, they’re ripe for modification, for translation into another narrative, playing with readers’ expectations and knowledge of the source material. To cite a few examples, John Darnielle’s short novel Master of Reality used […]
Morning Bites: National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists, Sir Richard Bishop, Unlikely Shakespeare Adaptations, and More
In our morning reading: the National Book Critics Circle Award finalists are announced, an interview with Sir Richard Bishop, Michael Almereyda has made another unorthodox cinematic Shakespeare adaptation, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Charles D’Ambrosio and Leslie Jamison, Aaron Bady on African Literature, Greil Marcus Interviewed, Kid Millions on Bad Reviews, and More
In our afternoon reading: Leslie Jamison and Charles D’Ambrosio in conversation, interviews with Chris Rock and Greil Marcus, Kid Millions on bad reviews, recommended literature from African writers, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Shakespeare at 450, Wendy C. Ortiz, Robert Coover’s Writing Habits, Lisa Robinson Interviewed, and More
Talking 70s rock with Lisa Robinson, Robert Coover on writing spaces, celebrating the 450th birthday of one William Shakespeare, and more.
The Book Report: Othello: The Curious Case of Who Fucked Desdemona
The Book Report is a reading series that promises to deliver exactly what it promises: reports on books by the people who’ve read them. Tonight, June 11, join hosts Leigh Stein and Sasha Fletcher, with special guests Micaela Blei, Chelsea Hodson, and Ashleigh Lambert, for an evening that will remind you of 3rd grade in the best possible way. 7pm, The Gallery at LPR. Othello: The Curious Case of Who Fucked Desdemona by J. Hope Stein For the past few months, I’ve been […]