A meditation on Russian and American differences when it comes to answering the question “How are you?” for the New York Times. And a piece on the rise of ephemera as a literary collectible for the BBC.
Note to Self makes the Onion AV Club’s “Best books of 2013 (so far)” list.
An essay about being a musician in the era of non-stop self-promotion for the New York Times. My debut on CBC’s Definitely Not the Opera. A recent essay about traveling to Hawaii for the Wall Street Journal
Note to Self is one of Barnes and Noble’s ‘best books of the month.’
Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia! selects Note to Self as one of the “5 Best Novels of Summer 2013″ for O Magazine
The audio version of Note to Self is now available, thanks to Audible.com.
Lots of May events including Literary Death Match, Mixer and reading/karaoke for the PEN Foundation.
I will be singing at Teddy Wayne’s pre-book release party for The Love Song of Johnny Valentine at the Half King on Jan 29th with readings by Charles Bock, Susan Cheever and more.
I was the video-interviewer at the at the National Book Awards’ 5 Under 35 event hosted by Neko Case. Watch my interviews with authors Téa Obreht, Jennifer duBois and Andrew Krivak, Stuart Nadler and Edith Pearlman, Justin Torres and Jessica Hagedorn, Julie Otsuka and Claire Vaye Watkins, poet Thomas Sayers Ellis and Anya Ulinich
An interview with BBC’s The World about Pussy Riot.
Just learned that my first novel, Note to Self, will be published by Faber in the Spring of 2013. I’ll also be playing some shows in July. Some news items about the Pussy Riot benefit from Moscow Times and St. Petersburg Times and my star turn as Rielle Hunter. The special first issue of Beatrice is a free download and features video interviews with me, Darin Strauss and Deb Olin Unferth.
Just added some June shows, including a legal aid benefit for the Russian punk band Pussy Riot at the Knitting Factory. Also this month, I wrote a new essay about serving as a friend’s ‘psychic scribe’ for the New York Times‘ Modern Love column. Some musings about the process of recording an audiobook for Book Reporter and an interview about songwriting with Richard Fulco over at Riff Raff.
Download the audio version of chapter 2 of my book FREE here on Neil Gaiman’s blog. My music is featured in the new movie Cherry, directed by Stephen Elliott, and starring James Franco, Heather Graham and Dev Patel. Cherry debuts this month at the Berlin International Film Festival. February shows in NYC and LA. Playlists for books on The Millions.
‘You Must Go and Win’ audio book with special introduction by Neil Gaiman, available now from Audible.
Critic’s pick from the New York Times for my CMJ show.
A new, live video for Apocalyptic Lullaby from Breakthru Radio
Buy my new album (vinyl/CD/digital) plus autographed copy of my book on Bandcamp
The Big Jewcy‘s Top 100
Weird, unsellable book merch is here
Early, raw demos album now available on Bandcamp