With the year drawing to a close, we wanted to spotlight a (somewhat arbitrary) number of books due out next year that we’re excited about. It includes the latest books from writers whose work we’ve long enjoyed to debuts to forthcoming tomes that are utterly unexpected. There’s more to come in this vein–in about ten days, we’ll be publishing our January book preview, which will include a lot more books we’re excited about for the first month of the year. […]
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kristen Arnett and Fever Ray, new nonfiction by A. N. Devers, and more.
Morning Bites: Ted Leo Returns, Rare Book Collecting, Káryyn Interviewed, Ben Loory’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Ted Leo’s new album and Ben Loory’s new collection, an interview with Káryyn, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on the new Mountain Goats album, “Twin Peaks”-inspired nonfiction, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathleen Hanna Interviewed, Jess Row, Revisiting “Different Class,” Helen McClory Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: new fiction from Jess Row and Helen McClory, an interview with Kathleen Hanna, and more.
We’ll be on a reduced schedule today due to the holiday; regular posting will resume tomorrow.
In our morning reading: the National Book Award winners; new writing from A.N. Devers and Rebecca Solnit; and more.
Weekend Bites: Jeff VanderMeer on the “Slow Apocalypse,” Sarah Tomlinson’s Memoir, Laff Records, Literary Pubs, and More
In our weekend reading: new nonfiction from Jeff VanderMeer and Kathleen Hale, notes on the new album from Beauty Pill, A.N. Devers on literary pubs, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Edan Lepucki on Margaret Atwood, Emma Straub’s Novel Tips, All Ages Press Debuts, Cheever’s House, and More
Edan Lepucki on her admiration for the work of Margaret Atwood, Emma Straub on writing a novel, Futurism and noise-punk, A.N. Devers on John Cheever, Nina McConigley reads from her novel, Adam Kirsch on Brian Morton, and more.