In our afternoon reading: interviews with Moor Mother and Courtney Maum, thoughts on Jac Jemc’s forthcoming novel, and much more.
Morning Bites: Jeff VanderMeer, Randa Jarrar Nonfiction, Jesmyn Ward, Courtney Maum on Literature, and More
In our morning reading: exploring the writings of Jeff VanderMeer, new writing from Randa Jarrar and Jesmyn Ward, and more.
Weekend Bites: Denis Johnson Tributes, Courtney Maum, China Miéville Interviewed, Philip Pullman, and More
In our weekend reading: tributes to Denis Johnson, an interview with Yahdon Israel, an excerpt from Courtney Maum’s new book, and more.
We’re taking a short break for the holiday. We’ll return on Monday.
Morning Bites: Alexis M. Smith, Courtney Maum Interviewed, Dennie Wendt, Kristopher Jansma Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Alexis M. Smith and Courtney Maum, new writing from Kristopher Jansma, and more.
In our morning reading: revisiting Harry Mathews’s fiction, interviews with Scaachi Koul and Kelby Losack, and more.
And here we are, on the first of May in the year 2017. What books does May bring with it? Well, let’s see. There are incisive essay collections by the likes of Scaachi Koul and Samantha Irby; there are challenging works in translation by João Gilberto Noll and Rodrigo Fresán, and there’s a new edition of a genre-defying novel by Kirsten Bakis, for starters. Here’s a look at some of the May books that have piqued our interest.
Morning Bites: Joanna Walsh’s Latest, Indie Press Origins, Tom Williams, Jessica Hopper Talks Grimes, and More
In our morning reading: notes on two Joanna Walsh books, Tom Williams discusses menswear, Jessica Hopper on the new album by Grimes, and more.
Due out next month from Outpost19, the new anthology A Book of Uncommon Prayer finds dozens of writers revisiting the invocation. The book was edited by Matthew Vollmer, and features contributions from the likes of Leslie Jamison, Gabriel Blackwell, Scott Cheshire, Courtney Maum, Benjamin Samuel, Robert Lopez, and Catherine Lacey. And there’s a trailer for it, featuring music by Alicia Jo Rabins, which you can watch below.