It goes without saying that this a seriously subjective roundup, compiled by our brain trust and the interjectors who barged into our discussions at the coffee shops and bars where our list blossomed.
In a sea of perplexing novels and short stories that seek to highlight the good in bad characters, Ottessa Moshfegh‘s work rises above it all with murky water dripping from its edges, forgoing the good altogether to reveal the worst in everyone. The Los Angeles-via-Boston writer prides herself on writing with a sense of unstable […]
An entire week of things you should do.
I’m not old, but something weird happens on the road [that makes you] know the spots you like, but in a bad way. You’re like “I’ve been here before, I remember that.” If I have time I try to go to the museums to feel like I’m doing something, and not just eating.
Q+A and signing for McCloud’s latest graphic novel The Sculptor