In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Dexter Palmer and Tommy Pico, new music from Eddy Current Suppression Ring, and more.
Well, it’s November, and the days are growing shorter and shorter. (Assuming you’re in the northern hemisphere, at least.) We’d say that this group of books are an array of doorstoppers, suitable for curling up by the fire, but that’s not entirely true; most of these books are quite trim, in fact. They do represent a wide array of styles, however: from comic novels to incisive cultural studies; from surreal fiction in translation to candid usage of the essay form. Here are a few of the November books we’re most excited about.
Afternoon Bites: Alejandro Zambra Interviewed, Claire-Louise Bennett, Walter Mosley’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking books with Alejandro Zambra and Dexter Palmer, talking comics and music with Scott McClanahan, and more.