by The Editors

Of Juice and Joy

A peacock in spring makes derangéd love to the muddy hill.

10 Quotes from Writers Who Loved a Stiff Drink

Nose-painting, sleep, and urine.

TL;DR: Astra Taylor

I’m standing by books because they offer writers the space to dig in, to see if formal innovations and experiments can hold up, and provide the space for authors to take ideas to their limits.

TL;DR: Rob Horning

I want vicarious immersion in a novel; I don’t wan’t to continue the sort of emotional performativity social media require.

TL;DR: Emily Gould

I love the mediated intimacy of the internet, and the way it enables an aspect of me to have a relationship with aspects of a lot of other people.

TL;DR: Choire Sicha

I think that writing becomes significant through labor. The cherished things online, whether they be profitable or not, clearly spring from a place of great effort, even if in the end that effort is, as it usually should be, invisible.

Books We Missed: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CORPSE

Krzhizhanovsky comes across as a kind of Mikhail Bulgakov on drugs.

Books We Missed: ROT, RIOT, AND REBELLION

It is hard to overstate the debauched, terroristic nature of the students at UVA; if you’ve seen Sam Peckinpah’s STRAW DOGS you might have a pretty good idea.

Best of the Interviews, 2013

Here’s a look back at some of our favorite, most thought-provoking, funniest, and weirdest conversations of 2013.

Best of the Book Reviews, 2013 (in No Particular Order)

In 2013, through the immeasurable support of its contributors, Full Stop ran 93 reviews on new and reissued books by young, innovative, in translation, and otherwise under-appreciated writers.