In our morning reading: thoughts on the latest album from The Messthetics, an interview with Amy Long, and more.
Amy Long is operating in a world of obstacle, behemoth and power greater than most would muscle against. Strong, diamond clear and intact. There’s the work. I don’t envy her the weight, but do admire.
And lo, we’re in September. Nominally, the weather should start to get cooler; by month’s end, we might just see the first glimmerings of the coziness that autumn brings. What are we looking forward to reading this month? A whole array of books, from new works by old favorites to long-awaited debuts. There’s a lot to look forward to here; what follows is a look at some of the books we’re most excited about.