With the Detroit Tigers in the playoffs for the second year in a row, our own Bill Morristakes to the pages of the New York Times to remember the legendary Detroit bar the Lindell A.C., where sports stars rubbed elbows with the fans.
The Common will be celebrating its first year of publication later this month at NYU’s Carter Journalism institute. The celebrations will include a reading from Stephen O’Connor and a performance by the Dog House Band, aka that literary rock group consisting of Sven Birkerts, James Wood, and other writerly musicians.
In mid-January, ten days after moving to California, Geoff Dyer suffered a stroke while throwing away trash in his new home. At the hospital, he recovered quickly, but the incident left him “conscious that the ground could open Adairishly beneath my feet at any moment.” In the LRB, he writes about the experience. (Related: Dyer wrote two Year in Readingentries for The Millions.)
“Can art, so often used by developers to mask the violence of displacement, instead be used to resist gentrification?” The New InquiryreviewsStreetopia, a collection of essays edited by Eric Lyle. Pair with our own Michael Bourne’sessay on gentrification in New York City.