Literary events in and around NYC this week!
Tags: Abbe Wright, Andy Christie, Brandon McGinley, Brionne Janae, Brooke Gladstone, celeste ng, Charles Soule, Charlotte Mandell, Christopher bollen, colm toibin, dave hill, Dinaw Mengestu, edwin frank, Eoin Colfer, Estelle Tang, Gabby Noone, Grace Shuyi Liew, Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Hernán Díaz, Hooman Majd, Jaclyn Friedman, James Macklin, Jeffrey Zuckerman, Jennifer Firestone, Jeremy Jusay, jessica valenti, John Allen Taylor, John Domini, John Manuel Arias, joseph salvatore, Joshua Rothman, Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, Kate Aronoff, Kate Gray, Katina Corrao, Katy Bohinc, Kevin Allison, Kseniya Yarosh, Laura Eve Engel, Leslie Goshko, Leslie Jamison, Lydia Denworth, malcolm gladwell, Malcolm Tariq, Marina Blitshteyn, Michelle Whittaker, Moina Pam Dick, Mychal Denzel Smith, New York City, notable new york, Notable New York City, Oana Avasilichioaei, Paul Yoon, Philippe Lançon, r. sikoryak, Rabeah Ghaffari, Rage Hezekiah, Raphaël Liogier, ratna dakini mariana, Saidiya Hartman, Sarah Cole, Sophia Starmack, Steven Johnson, Suzanne Dottino, tara isabella burton, Thessaly La Force, Timothy DuWhite, Trace Peterson, Tyler Mills, William Gibson, Ximena Izquierdo Ugaz, Youmna Chlala, Zefyr Lisowski
Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: amber tamblyn, Andre Perry, Andy Warner, Anna Wiener, Burrito Justice, Carolina De Robertis, Clara Jefferey, Crissy Van Meter, David Talbot, Denise Sullivan, Ilan Stavans, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Join Brad Schreiber, Judy Melinek, Lindsey D. Felt, Lisa D. Gray, Louise Aronson, Louise Glück, mary roach, Michael Nylan, Nicole Gluckstern, Notable San Francisco, Patricia Marx, Peggy Orenstein, robert hass, roz chast, Saru Jayaraman, T.J. Mitchell, tamim ansary, Tom Lutz, Victoria Chang, William Gibson
Joe Ide discusses his debut novel,
IQ his writing process, and why he enjoys fly fishing. ...more
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, Affinity Konar, african american, Allen Ginsberg, Arthur Conan Doyle, billie holiday, Black the Knife, bob dylan, Chester Himes, crime, Dylan, elements of style, elmore leonard, genre, Ghettoside, Gina H. Prescott, Gina Prescott, high school, Highway 61, Hunter S. Thompson, Hunter Thompson, IQ, Japanese, Japanese-American, Jill Leovy, Joe Ide, John LeCarre, John Sanford, Langston Hughes, Lecarre, Long Beach, los angeles, Lucinda Williams, Marvin Gaye, Mischling, mystery, On Writing Well, Otis Redding, screenwriting, Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Snoop Dog, Sol Stein, South Central Los Angeles, Taj Mahal, Tana French, The Temptations, Thriller, Walter Mosley, West LA, William Gibson, william styron, William Zinnser, writing process, Wynton Marsallis
Legendary technomodernist William Gibson, author of
Neuromancer, talks about his latest book, The Peripheral, predicting the future, and how writing about Silicon Valley today feels like his early work. ...more
Tags: Adam Mills, Apocalypse, Bruce Sterling, computers, fiction, Interviews, Jack Vance, justified, Lewis Shiner, M. John Harrison, Neuromancer, sci-fi, science fiction, silicon valley, singularity, Slow Apocalypse, technomodernism, The Dying Earth, The Peripheral, time travel, Titus Groan, Virtual Light, William Gibson, Winter's Bone, writing
Chris Lites reviews
The Peripheral by William Gibson today in Rumpus Books. ...more
Saturday 11/8: Brooklyn Comic Arts Festival. Mt. Carmel Church, 11 a.m., free. Elizabeth Lopeman reads Trans Europe Express (November 2014) about an American au pair considering abandoning her host family. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free. Peter Friedman, Rachel Nelson, Tommy Pico, Blythe Roberson, and Valerie Hsiung read at the What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been. […]
Tags: Bonnie Friedman, Brooklyn Comic Arts Festival, Colson Whitehead, laura van den berg, Lindsay Hunter, Mark Chiusano, notable new york, Notable NYC, Siri Hustvedt, Stephen Elliott, Thomas Page McBee, Tommy Pico, Val Wang, William Gibson
Science fiction author William Gibson has long been predicting the future, and he’s been writing long enough to know that many of the things he has predicted have eventually come true in contemporary society. Now he has a new prediction: future generations will look at the present day as a joke. He spoke to Mother […]