In our morning reading: book recommendations from Lisa Locascio, new writing by Brian Evenson, and much more.
In our morning reading: Brian Evenson on Gerald Murnane, Arundhati Roy on language, and more.
Morning Bites: Tommy Orange Interviewed, Patrick Chamoiseau, Joni Murphy Fiction, Paul Tremblay, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Tommy Orange, new writing by Joni Murphy, and more.
In our morning reading: Amanda Petrusich on the music of Liz Phair, an interview with Brian Evenson, and more.
Morning Bites: Brian Evenson Interviewed, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Katherine Dunn, Antonio Tabucchi’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Brian Evenson and Jez Burrows, nonfiction by Alexander Chee, and more.
When I consider authors that have inspired me over the years, there is perhaps no fingerprint more pronounced than that of Brian Evenson’s. It was, after all, upon seeing Evenson read “The Polygamy of Language,” that brought me upon the path that I’m on today as a writer, precisely, a writer of fiction. Evenson’s work showed me, in a way I had not encountered previously, that narrative could grapple with metaphysics and language, and it was as if the chair […]
In our morning reading: an interview with Carmen Maria Machado, a look at Dead Moon’s legacy, and much more.
Welcome to February. When looking at the books we’re most excited about for this month, it’s difficult to find a common thread. There are revelatory books that help explain some of the most contentious issues of our time; there are also surreal works of fiction that turn the familiar into the utterly bizarre. These are narratives that unfold in unexpected ways, whether real or imagined–and whether the corners of the world that they illuminate are urgent or obscure, they offer […]