And now we’re in the month of September. Hello, September. From our space, it seems like the summer is beginning to abate somewhat — or at least it’s moved out of the “brutally hot and humid” camp. So if you’re looking for books to bridge the gap between summer reads and something cozier, here are a couple of suggestions.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Aleksandar Hemon’s new book, fiction from Danielle Dutton, and more.
In our afternoon reading: Kali Fajardo-Anstine and Tommy Pico in conversation, a review of Jeff VanderMeer’s new novel, and more.
In our weekend reading: revisiting the works of Herman Melville, interviews with Kate Zambreno and Jia Tolentino, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Grouper and Lucas Mann, a playlist from Elle Nash, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Sloane Crosley’s new book, revisiting nonexistent islands, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Leslie Pietrzyk and Katherine Faw, thoughts on the film adaptation of “Annihilation,” and more.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Harry Mathews’s final novel, new writing from Chelsea Hodson and Brandon Stosuy, and more.