In our weekend reading: an interview with Marcy Dermansky, new writing by Ishmael Reed, and more.
Morning Bites: Dennis Cooper Interviewed, Alma Katsu on Writing, Fernanda Melchor’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: a conversation with Dennis Cooper, Alma Katsu and Jackson Bliss on writing, and more.
Morning Bites: Jim Ruland’s Playlist, Sandra Cisneros on Writing, Claire Messud Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: a playlist from Jim Ruland, interviews with Sandra Cisneros and Claire Messud, and more.
Morning Bites: Daphne Palasi Andreades’s Fiction, bell hooks and Kentucky, Poetry and Tarot, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Daphne Palasi Andreades’s debut, interviews with Christopher Gonzalez and Alma Katsu, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alma Katsu, Sam Pink’s Latest, Adrian Piper’s Art, Messthetics, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Alma Katsu’s new novel, thoughts on Sam Pink’s new book, and more.
The Monsters of American History: A Review of Alma Katsu’s “The Hunger”
There are many moments in the history of the United States that deserve every drop of ink that has been used to write about them. From The Alamo to the narratives of early New York and from the fate of early explorers to the gold fever days of California, the country’s history is packed with fertile ground for historical fiction. That being said, perhaps there is no story more deserving of reimagination than that of the Donner Party. Well, enter […]