Interior maps: Chronic City book club, day 3

Today’s discussion of Jonathan Lethem’s Chronic City comes from guest blogger Martha Nadell, who teaches at Brooklyn College and is at work on a literary history of Brooklyn. She is also the author of the chapter “Writing Brooklyn” in our...

Literary Brooklyn

Ugh! Coming off my return from vacation I somehow managed to miss the launch party last night for Evan Hughes’s Literary Brooklyn. I’d been so looking forward to it, and am really looking forward to digging into the book. If you also missed the party, you...

Thanks!

We had a great time at our launch party last night at 285 Kent. Many thanks again to the bands who performed — Vacation, Widowspeak, and Real Estate — and to Jenn Pelly/Pellytwins for help presenting the lineup & for promoting. Thanks to Todd P for...

You’ll find us in BK and/or NJ

Sometime soon we’ll make a return to regular NYC lit and culture blogging. This week we’re still caught up in launching our 33 1/3 volumes on Some Girls and Marquee Moon. Tuesday morning we’ll be live on This is the Modern World with Trouble, which...