In our morning reading: reviews of books by Sharma Shields and duncan b. barlow, an essay by Cynthia Cruz, and more.
Morning Bites: Bryan Washington Interviewed, Duncan B. Barlow, Jane Alison’s Latest, Books on Instagram, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Bryan Washington and duncan b. barlow, revisiting the work of Bob Fosse, and more.
Rumor has it that it’s now springtime. And while we’re tempted to volley forth a “spring cleaning? more like spring reading, am I right?”-level salvo, it may be the wiser course of action to simply make with the book recommendations. And thus, here were go, with April’s notable titles encompassing everything from fictional trips into the uncanny to nonfiction that may bring clarity to a frustrating world. Here are some of the books that have caught our eye this month.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Afternoon Bites: Dan Sheehan’s Latest, Hanif Abdurraqib, duncan b. barlow Interviewed, Martin Riker, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Dan Sheehan’s new novel, interviews with Hanif Abdurraqib and Martin Riker, and more.
Morning Bites: Carmen Maria Machado Fiction, Michelle Tea, Porochista Khakpour’s Memoir, Revisiting Sherwood Anderson, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Carmen Maria Machado and Michelle Tea, thoughts on Porochista Khakpour’s memoir, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Hermione Hoby, new music from By the Grace of God, and much more.