In our afternoon reading: remembrances of Anthony Bourdain, an interview with Danez Smith, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Adapting “Americanah,” Danez Smith, Scott Adlerberg Interviewed, Pamela Ryder, and More
In our afternoon reading: news of a television adaptation of “Americanah,” new writing by Scaachi Koul and Brandon Taylor, and more.
For many readers, poetry provided an essential way to understand the world around us this year. Poetry could provide a window into the life of another; it could, in a few deftly worded lines, illuminate a particular experience of perspective on the world. Here are some of the poetry collections that we most enjoyed this year.
Afternoon Bites: Kamila Shamsie Interviewed, Climate Dystopias, Danez Smith, Gayle Brandeis’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kamila Shamsie and Danez Smith, a playlist by Gayle Brandeis, and more.
Weekend Bites: Scott Esposito Interviewed, S.A. Chakraborty, 80s Hardcore, River Solomon’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: talking literature with Scott Esposito, thoughts on books by S.A. Chakraborty and Danez Smith, and more.
Morning Bites: National Book Award Winners, Revisiting Kicking Giant, Danez Smith Interviewed, Anna Prushinskaya, and More
In our morning reading: this year’s National Book Award winners, interviews with Danez Smith and Anna Prushinskaya, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Danez Smith and Jesmyn Ward, talking reading series with Nat Baldwin, and more.
Morning Bites: Durga Chew-Bose, Lidia Yuknavitch Interviewed, Danez Smith, Mary Lattimore’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Durga Chew-Bose’s essay collection, poetry from Danez Smith, and much more.