When Cool Girls Grow Up (And Stay Cool As Hell)

An interview with author Claire Dederer about her new memoir, the songs that make us sad, and writing about what makes us uncomfortable

Eve Babitz And The Dream Of Los Angeles

Notes on a writer who was always much more than a muse

The Truth at the Heart of Brontez Purnell’s Since I Laid My Burden Down

In the Bay Area punk rocker’s new novel, a man goes home to Alabama to wrestle with his past

Q&A: Chuck Klosterman On Taylor Swift, Harry Potter, And LCD Soundsystem

Klosterman discusses his new book, ‘X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century’

Jason Molina's Long, Dark Blues

Notes on Erin Osmon’s new biography of the late singer-songwriter