In our morning reading: new writing from Lynn Steger Strong, an interview with Mary South, and more.
Morning Bites: Olivia Laing’s Latest, Emily Nemeth, Percival Everett Interviewed, James McBride, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Olivia Laing and Emily Nemens, an interview with Percival Everett, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Evie Wyld Interviewed, Ander Monson, James McBride’s Latest, Algiers, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking with Evie Wyld, thoughts on new books by James McBride and Ander Monson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting Ann Quin, Natalie Eilbert, James McBride’s Stories, Ty Segall, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Ann Quin and Natalie Eilbert, exploring the music of Ty Segall, and more.
The Making of a New Literary Award in Brooklyn
The landscape of literary awards can be an intriguing one to follow. They can point readers in the direction of books that they might enjoy. Seeking a great work of debut fiction? The PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize might be a good indicator of your next favorite read. Does work in translation catch your eye? Then the Man Booker International Prize might be an award whose shortlists and award winners are in your wheelhouse. I suspect that one of the reasons […]
Morning Bites: James McBride and James Brown, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Emma Straub, Luc Sante on Junk Shops, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on James McBride’s book on James Brown, an interview with Dorothe Nors, new music from G.L.O.S.S., and more.
Morning Bites: PEN/Faulkner Award, Maggie Nelson Revisited, Lindsay Hunter, James McBride on James Brown, and More
In our morning reading: James Hannaham wins the PEN/Faulkner Award, thoughts on books by Maggie Nelson and James McBride, and more.
Morning Bites: Diane Cook Fiction, Nobel Prize Announcement, Claudia Rankine Interviewed, Replacements Live Recordings, and More
Fiction from Diane Cook; interviews with James McBride, Claudia Rankine, and Caitlin Moran; Lena Dunham recommends books; and more.