In our morning reading: interviews with James Baldwin, talking “The Epiphany Machine,” an excerpt of Jac Jemc’s new novel, and more.
The summer continues. Whether your preferred mode of summer reading involves being stretched out on a beach, huddled in front of an air conditioner, or resplendent on a park bench, August offers even more notable titles to add to your (literary) tote bag of choice. From smart writing on music to eagerly-anticipated debuts to fiction that offers a memorable perspective on pressing issues of the moment, there’s a lot of intriguing-looking books due out this month. Here’s a look at […]
In our morning reading: thoughts on Jac Jemc’s latest novel, an interview with Mairead Case, a report from the Asian American Literature Festival, and more.
There is at the core of the American writing tradition an interest in haunts, specters, and otherworldliness as they allow play, or what Hawthorne refers to as “a certain latitude” in fashion and form. Jac Jemc’s latest book on FSG Originals, The Grip of It, seems to me to honor this tradition while finding its own voice. On the surface, the book is a haunted house story—the story of a couple who move away from the rush and clank of […]
In our morning reading: Megan Stielstra’s friends and family on her work, an excerpt from Jac Jemc’s new novel, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Roxane Gay Interviewed, Mary Miller on Publication, Maaza Mengiste, LeVar Burton’s Podcast, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Roxane Gay and Maaza Mengiste, literary road trips, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Moor Mother Interviewed, Kate Zambreno, Rainbow Rowell on Comics, Courtney Maum, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Moor Mother and Courtney Maum, thoughts on Jac Jemc’s forthcoming novel, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Mariana Enriquez Fiction, Les Filles de Illighadad, Jac Jemc, Comma Press Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Mariana Enriquez’s new book, interviews with Jac Jemc and Les Filles de Illighadad, and more.