In our morning reading: Sloane Crosley and Sheila Heti in conversation, a fundraiser from The Second Shelf, and more.
Metaphysical Stakes and Genre Divisions: An Interview With Edie Meidav
Edie Meidav is the author of a host of novels that span the globe and history in search of idiosyncratic characters and transcendental experiences. Her latest book, Kingdom of the Young, is a collection of shorter works–mostly fiction, with nonfiction closing it out. It shifts in tone from the realistic to the archetypal, from the intimate to the philosophical. It’s a moving and resonant work, a powerful distillation of one writer’s preferred themes and locations. I spoke with Meidav earlier […]
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s April 2017 Book Preview
As we careen headlong into the season of spring, the weather is growing warmer, the trees are growing greener, and new books are continuing to make their way into the world. April in particular abounds with essay and short story collections that have caught our eye, from debut works to collected editions that span the arc of a career. This isn’t to say that collections make up the entirety of the list you’re about to read; you’ll also find fiction […]