“But Welty is not a regional writer—her purview is much smaller than that. Her writing is bound up in the romance of everyday objects, in the vagaries of memory and how they become tied to a place, a room, a piece of furniture, or a trinket. Proust had his madeleine, but Welty had pralines. In her house, certain objects give you literary déjà vu.” At The Paris Review, Margaret Ely on Eudora Welty.
- The lineup for September’s All Tomorrow’s Parties festival has been released. If you’ve ever wanted to see Louis CK, Dirty Three, Sharon Van Etten, and the Reigning Sound in once place, congratulations.
- Elisabeth Donnelly on Nick Flynn’s Another Bullshit Night In Suck City, writers’ websites, and more.
- Vol.1’s Tobias Carroll chats with former the Books member/current Zammuto member Nick Zammuto.
- Brad Cohan interviews Parts & Labor, whose final show will be tonight.