Regular contributor and occasional husband Ben Marcus’s new novel, The Flame Alphabet, is out today. Marcus is currently on tour. Believer interviews editor Ross Simonini conducted a conversation with Marcus, “Human Beings Are Making a Comeback,” for Salon. Many of Marcus’s contributions to the Believer, including his luminous review of the Jet 708521 JWP-12DX Portable Planer, from the magazine’s first issue, are available online.
1. This is probably a good book to add to my list.
2. The cover art! OMG! Is photography-of-paper-crafts a new thing? Feels like something I would enjoy a great deal (and is ready made for Instagram).