February is upon us, bringing with a host of intriguing books, from expansive historical epics to disquieting novels of suspense and horror to biographies of literary and political heroes. For whatever reason, many of the books that have caught our eye for February are due out on the 9th of the month. Perhaps it’s a pre-Valentine’s Day maneuver, because nothing says romance like narratives that bend space and time or those that run paranoia and existential dread to unsettling extremes. […]
Weekend Bites: Amy Gustine Interviewed, Morgan Jerkins, Paul Lisicky Nonfiction, Bud Smith’s Playlist, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Amy Gustine, new essays from Morgan Jerkins and Paul Lisicky, a preview of the Manhattanville Reading Series, and more.