In our morning reading: musical recommendations from Garth Greenwell, interviews with John D’Agata and Brian Evenson, poetry from Kevin Young, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Lincoln Michel Interviewed, Margaret Eby, Auditioning For The Ramones, Emily Schultz, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Lincoln Michel, John McManus, and Emily Schultz; new writing from Margaret Eby and Justin Taylor; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Etgar Keret’s Playlist, Jami Attenberg Interviewed, André Alexis, Karolina Waclawiak’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: an Etgar Keret playlist, Jami Attenberg on a pair of terrific podcasts, Justin Taylor on The Grateful Dead, an excerpt from Karolina Waclawiak’s new one, and more.
Morning Bites: New Luiselli, Shirley Jackson Award Nominees, Kamasi Washington, Norman Brannon on Mac McCaughan, and More
In our morning reading: new Valeria Luiselli writing, Norman Brannon talks punk and Superchunk, Emily Schultz’s latest reviewed, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Heidi Julavits, New Jon DeRosa Music, xTx Interviewed, Emily Schultz’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Emily Schultz, interviews with Heidi Julavits and xTx, new music from Jon DeRosa, a review of Chloe Caldwell’s latest, and more.
The Blondes, Emily Schultz‘s new novel, is a lot of things. The basic plotline, in which something causes blonde women to turn suddenly and horrifically violent, carries with it plenty of horror. But there’s also a self-aware element: protagonist Hazel is an academic whose field of study lends her a unique perspective on the crisis. Add some political commentary and some knowing social satire, and the end result is a book that works on a number of levels. I talked […]
In our afternoon reading: a new short story from Emily Schultz; Michele Filgate on AWP; new nonfiction from Amelia Gray, Lauren Quinn, and Meredith Graves; and more.
April brings with a host of noteworthy books in a variety of styles. There’s nonfiction from some of the best prose stylists out there, a memoir from a composer who helped refine a now-ubiquitous style, philosophical novels, collections of jarring fiction–there’s plenty for avid readers to delight in this month. What follows are some of our most-anticipated books for this month.