In our weekend reading: a remembrance of Binyavanga Wainaina, a playlist from Amina Cain, and more.
Morning Bites: Brandon Taylor, Silvina Ocampo Revisited, Amina Cain, David Lynch’s “Dune” Adaptation, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Brandon Taylor and Amina Cain, thoughts on a book by Silvina Ocampo, and more.
With the arrival of February, it feels like 2020 is getting into high gear, for better or for worse. A cursory glance at the month’s most anticipated new books could best be described as eclectic: there are experimental and transgressive works here, along with career-spanning tomes and thematically ambitious works of fiction. If this is a harbinger of what the rest of the (literary) year looks like, it’s a good omen.
Morning Bites: Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Bud Smith Nonfiction, Garth Greenwell Interviewed, Amina Cain, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Kali Fajardo-Anstine and Garth Greenwell, Simon Reynolds on ambient music, and more.
In our morning reading: Megan Stielstra’s friends and family on her work, an excerpt from Jac Jemc’s new novel, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Mary Miller’s Playlist, Amina Cain Nonfiction, Sleater-Kinney’s Live Album, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Mary Miller, nonfiction by Amina Cain, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Discussing Bhanu Kapil, Lorrie Moore on Miranda July, Laura van den Berg, Wendy C. Ortiz on Michael K. Williams, and More
In this afternoon’s reading: a host of excellent writers discuss the work of Bhanu Kapil, new writing from Laura van den Berg and Wendy C. Ortiz, an interview with Elisa Albert, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nina Simone, Aaron Burch Reading, Gritty American Fiction, Melissa Broder Reviewed, and More
Talking Nina Simone, interviews with Amina Cain and Wendy C. Ortiz, a look at gritty American fiction, audio from a recent Aaron Burch reading, and more.