Tuesday night, at 7:30pm, I’ll be having
a conversation with Donald Nicholson-Smith about his translation of Serge Pey’s , just published by Archipelago Books. The conversation, which will be held online, is hosted by Brooklyn’s Community Bookstore. Please join us! The Treasure of the Spanish Civil War
UPDATE, June 26: A video of the conversation is now available online.
The art historian and curator
Kevin Moore has interviewed me about my novel , a CUNY TV show produced by Wilson Reyes. Overthrow for Twilight Talks
Two new considerations of
Sach Dev interviewed me about it for , and got me to talk about slowing down, not being authoritative, and approaching from an oblique angle. Bookforum
And at the blog The Coming of the Toads, Joe Linker has written
an essay about whether a novel can be a kind of revolution, and about the difference between being under surveillance and being read.
According to Mason Neil, who reviews books on Instagram by pairing them with drinks,
. Overthrow is best washed down with a can of White Claw hard seltzer
Emily Homonoff interviewed me about for the Overthrow Reading with Robin podcast, and we talked a lot about my dog.
When James Conrad, from the Golden Notebook bookstore in Woodstock, NY, was a guest on
WAMC’s The Roundtable last week, he picked Overthrow as one of his books of the week.
Nicholas Dames, the literary fiction editor at Public Books, wrote about the Jamesianness of , which is on his nightstand. Overthrow
And a site called Read It Forward avers that
. Overthrow has a cool male protagonist who isn’t secretly an asshole
I’m happy about two new reviews of
Overthrow. On the New Yorker website, Garth Greenwell focuses on the novel’s style, which he sees as the book’s most crucial protagonist.
And at NPR,
Annalisa Quinn focuses on the novel’s metaphoric treatments of technological surveillance.
Meanwhile, the website of Powell’s bookstore in Portland has published
a self Q&A that I wrote for them, including the disclosure that I collect whaling stereoviews and a drawing that I made of my writing desk.