In our morning reading: fiction from Brian Evenson, interviews with Mona Awad and Matthew Specktor, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Brandon Hobson’s Latest, Tension in Poetry, Joshua Jennifer Espinoza Poetry, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Brandon Hobson and Mark de Silva, poetry by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, and more.
It is quite snowy in our corner of the world right now. Remember winter? Winter apparently did. We’d say that it’s the perfect time to curl up with a book, but you’ve probably figured that out on your own. This month brings new books from a number of our favorite writers, along with some highly anticipated debuts and a few books capable of transporting you to an entirely new time and place. Here are some of our favorites.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Brandon Hobson’s new novel, an interview with Mogwai, and more.
In our morning reading: a playlist from JD Scott, thoughts on Brandon Hobson’s new book, and more.
The fiction we admired most in 2018 ran the proverbial gamut from thought-provoking surrealism to evocative realism. Some illuminated the present day or recent past, while others ventured into much more uncharted territory. Some took us to unimaginable psyches; others showcased how ordinary people dealt with the extraordinary. Here’s a look at ten of our favorite works of fiction this year.
In our morning reading: new writing by Brandon Hobson and Alex McElroy, revisiting the music of Chic, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Brandon Hobson, Jonathan Lethem on Narrators, Josephine W. Johnson, Kristen Arnett on Taxidermy, and More
In our afternoon reading: Brandon Hobson and Kristen Arnett look back at the year, Jonathan Lethem discusses narrators, and more.