Introducing: Book Album Book, a new column by Jeff T. Johnson that looks to read albums as cohesive works of literature. This week, Johnson kicks us off with an introduction to the series, followed by a study of Courtney Barnett’s Tell Me How You Really Feel.
“To One Who Governs the Pauses”: LM Rivera’s The Drunkards, or The Book of Years and the Radiant VoidJulia Madsen
“LM Rivera’s captivating debut collection, The Drunkards, or The Book of Years, presents ecstatic lyrical-philosophical excursions that simultaneously think, play, drink, and feel, inhabiting a fluid and open space where anything can happen and possibility is just within reach.” Julia Madsen reviews.
Who are LANDMARK PRESERVATION COMMITTEE? Who are THE SLOT ADDIX? Thomson Guster’s index of new alien music sheds some light into the celestial aural future.
Lauren Grabowski in conversation with Chelsea Hodson upon the release of her essay collection, Tonight I’m Someone Else, out this week from Henry Holt.