In our weekend reading: revisiting Octavia E. Butler’s “Dawn,” a new bookstore opens in the East Village, and more.
Beginning this week, we’ll be looking back at some of the books that we enjoyed most in 2017. First up: nonfiction. Whether they were providing us with a greater understanding of the world around us, taking us on a deep dive into the mind of their authors, or offering a wry take on everyday life, these books gave us something to savor this year.
Morning Bites: Ann Powers, Nicole Dennis-Benn Nonfiction, Tanwi Nandini Islam, N.K. Jemisin Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Ann Powers and N.K. Jemisin, thoughts on two books by Nick Joaquin, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jesmyn Ward, John Ashbery Remembered, Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Latest, LCD Soundsystem, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jesmyn Ward and Nick Laird, thoughts on the new LCD Soundsystem album, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Ann Powers and Matthew Neill Null, testing out witchcraft, and much more.
The summer continues. Whether your preferred mode of summer reading involves being stretched out on a beach, huddled in front of an air conditioner, or resplendent on a park bench, August offers even more notable titles to add to your (literary) tote bag of choice. From smart writing on music to eagerly-anticipated debuts to fiction that offers a memorable perspective on pressing issues of the moment, there’s a lot of intriguing-looking books due out this month. Here’s a look at […]
In our Monday morning reading: an interview with Chloe Caldwell, new nonfiction from Paula Bomer and Aaron Lake Smith, thoughts on new music from Prince, and more.
Morning Bites: New Tim Hecker, Literary San Francisco, Carl Wilson Deluxe Edition, White Lung Returns, and More
Carl Wilson’s Celine Dion book gets a deluxe edition; new music from Tim Hecker and White Lung; Andrew Wylie talks with The New Republic; and more reading to start out your day.