In our weekend reading: new writing from Marisa Silver and Wendy C. Ortiz, the winner of the 2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction, and more.
We’re going to go with “esoteric” as our lead description of October’s literary offerings. From transformative poetry to literary history to innovative fiction, we have a number of bases covered here. The weather might be taking a turn for the autumnal, but these ten books are worthy reading in all seasons.
Afternoon Bites: Brian Evenson, Matthew Specktor Interviewed, Sally Rooney, Gilbert Hernandez’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on new work by Brian Evenson and Gilbert Hernandez, interviews with Matthew Specktor and Sally Rooney, and more.
Morning Bites: “Slice Harvester” Excerpt, James Salter, Wendy C. Ortiz’s Playlist, Brandon Hobson, and More
In our morning reading: excerpts from “Slice Harvester” and Brandon Hobson’s new book, a playlist from Wendy C. Ortiz, Christine Sneed on fiction and money, and more.