In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Marcel Schwob and Ursula K. Le Guin, exploring the Velvet Underground’s history, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Harry Mathews’s last novel, an interview with Kevin Young, rumination on classic comedies and depression, and more.
Morning Bites: Harry Mathews, A Hawk and A Hacksaw’s Recommendations, Big Ears Festival, Carl Frode Tiller, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Harry Mathews and Carl Frode Tiller, a dispatch from the Big Ears Festival, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Akwaeke Emezi’s Playlist, Harry Mathews, Shy Watson Interviewed, Anthony Braxton, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist by Akwaeke Emezi, an interview with Shy Watson, and much more.
What does the literary aspect of March 2018 look like? The word expansive comes to mind. New works by longtime favorite writers, incisive cultural histories, and powerful works in translation are all appearing in bookstores this month–an impressive array of books for a wide variety of readers. Here are a few of the titles that we’ll be on the lookout for this month. (All release dates and artwork are subject to change.)
Afternoon Bites: Harry Matthews, Chelsea Hodson Nonfiction, Zadie Smith, Dystopian Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Harry Mathews’s final novel, new writing from Chelsea Hodson and Brandon Stosuy, and more.
With the year drawing to a close, we wanted to spotlight a (somewhat arbitrary) number of books due out next year that we’re excited about. It includes the latest books from writers whose work we’ve long enjoyed to debuts to forthcoming tomes that are utterly unexpected. There’s more to come in this vein–in about ten days, we’ll be publishing our January book preview, which will include a lot more books we’re excited about for the first month of the year. […]
In our morning reading: revisiting Harry Mathews’s fiction, interviews with Scaachi Koul and Kelby Losack, and more.