In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Jeff VanderMeer and Brian Catling, Courtney Maum on literary podcasts, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s July 2018 Book Preview
Cue July; cue the heat. Maybe your preferred method for dealing with high temperatures and the ever-present sun is to hole up somewhere with abundant air conditioning; perhaps you’re opting for the beach or a park, the better to savor the distinctive weather of the season. Either way, they’re spaces that lend themselves to reading, and we have some recommendations the month that looms ahead, from musical histories to unsettling fiction in translation.