…I am really generally opposed to learning from pain, narratives of wisdom from pain—I think people are finally getting a little sick of those because I’m reading so many more books where people are doing something else instead.
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Vulture listed the best books of the year so far.
Aldous Harding and John Parish shared a krautrock cover of Nick Drake’s “Three Hours.”
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Brandon Taylor talked to Hazlitt about his new novel.
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“I like to think of this project as me taking on being the publicist for lesbians,” Possanza tells me.
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Ilana Masad recommended books that feel like puzzles at the Atlantic.
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Debutiful recommended June’s best debut books.
Stream a new song by Black Duck.
Full Stop interviewed author Jack Skelley.