In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Hilary Leichter’s new novel, an interview with Amina Cain, and more.
Morning Bites: Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Alexander Chee on Writing, Amina Cain, Translating Peter Stamm, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Marcelo Hernandez Castillo and Helen Phillips, Alexander Chee on the craft of writing, and more.
Weekend Bites: Binyavanga Wainaina Remembered, Peter Kispert, Amina Cain’s Playlist, Michael Zapata, and More
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.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s February 2020 Book Preview
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.
Morning Bites: Megan Stielstra, Jac Jemc’s Latest, Amina Cain Nonfiction, 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.