In our morning reading: an interview with Kaveh Akbar, the expansion of Greenpoint’s Archestratus Books + Foods, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Douglas Light and R.O. Kwon, thoughts on a new edition of a Barbara Comyns novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Barbara Comyns, Mark Doty Nonfiction, Richard Chiem, Laird Barron Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the writings and art of Barbara Comyns, new work by Richard Chiem, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: “Titus Groan” on the Radio, Barbara Comyns, Jeff Noon’s Excerpt, Jeremy Enigk’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a Mervyn Peake radio adaptation, thoughts on Barbara Comyns’s fiction, and more.
Well, it’s the start of a new year. Ostensibly, it’s a time for resolutions, for carefully mapping out goals and milemarkers for the months to come. It’s also, as we write these words, brutally cold, and thus the perfect time to find somewhere warm and sit down with a good book. Thankfully, January has plenty of excellent-looking ones due out that should get you through this cold spell, and the cold spells still to come.
Afternoon Bites: Lorin Stein Talks Denis Johnson, 5 Under 35, Barbara Comyns Revisited, Anna von Hausswolff, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting Denis Johnson’s fiction, reviews of books by Natalie Eilbert and Molly Tanzer, and more.
Weekend Bites: Catskills History, Patti Smith, Discussing Barbara Comyns, Joanna Newsom’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Jason Diamond on the history of the Catskills, an interview with Lincoln Michel, thoughts on Joanna Newsom’s latest, and more.
This month looks to be a decidedly interesting month for books. There’s surreal fiction that carves out its own space in which to thrive, reissues of compelling work from the first half of the 20th century, an unexpected look at science fiction favorites, and a return from one of the best nonfiction writers out there. There’s plenty due out this month to capture a reader’s attention. Here are several of the books that have caught our eye for the month […]