In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic work by Steve Reich, exploring the literature of Florida, and more.
Morning Bites: Jesmyn Ward on “The Great Gatsby,” Sheila Heti Interviewed, William T. Vollmann, Rejected Book Covers, and More
In our morning reading: Jesmyn Ward revisited “The Great Gatsby,” interviews with Sheila Heti and William T. Vollmann, and more.
Afternoon Bites: William T. Vollmann Interviewed, Rebekah Frumkin, Nico Revisited, Rachel Lyon, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with William T. Vollmann, exploring the overlap between zines and technology, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Lidia Yuknavich, Clarice Lispector Short Fiction, Alexandra Kleeman, William T. Vollmann’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction from Lidia Yuknavitch, previously unpublished fiction from Clarice Lispector, Gabby Bess on race and riot grrrl, and much more.
In the midst of a By the Book interview for the New York Times, William T. Vollmann takes a moment to discuss his appreciation of the work of Danilo Kis, author of The Encyclopedia of the Dead and A Tomb for Boris Davidovich. His interrelated characters, who occasionally make cameo appearances in each other’s stories, play vivid parts in a Stalinist drama whose grim vastness invariably swallows them up. My novel “Europe Central” was homage to Kis. Unfortunately, I tend […]
Afternoon Bites: New Rebecca Solnit, Justin Taylor on William T. Vollmann, Bedhead’s Collection, Michael J. Seidlinger Excerpt, and More
New writing from Rebecca Solnit, Justin Taylor talks William T. Vollmann, listening to Bedhead’s discography, tour stories from Mike Kinsella, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Eileen Myles, Tom Bissell on William T. Vollmann, The Case Against “Relatability,” Perec and Brainard, and More
Interviews with Eileen Myles and Amber Sparks, a look at the work of William T. Vollmann, Rebecca Mead takes issue with the concept of “relatability,” adapting YA novels as comics, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Zadie Smith on J.G. Ballard, William T. Vollmann Interviewed, Punk Drummers, Craig Davidson’s Latest, and More
Zadie Smith discusses J.G. Ballard, an excerpt from Wendy C. Ortiz’s memoir, an interview with William T. Vollmann, book recommendations from Emily Gould, and more.