In our morning reading: Jennifer Baker on great short story collections, new fiction by Samanta Schweblin and Troy James Weaver, and more.
Morning Bites: Mary Lattimore Interviewed, Jami Attenberg Nonfiction, Laird Barron’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Mary Lattimore and Barbara Browning, new writing by Jami Attenberg, and more.
Weekend Bites: “Zama” On Screen, Jami Attenberg, Jenny Xie Interviewed, Michelle Dean Nonfiction, and More
In our weekend reading: reviews of the film adaptation of “Zama,” new writing from Jami Attenberg and Michelle Dean, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Emily X.R. Pan’s new novel, interviews with Chelsey Johnson and Chance the Rapper, and more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Wayne Koestenbaum, Emma Ramadan on the life of a translator, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Jami Attenberg Interviewed, Nicole Chung, Peter Stenson’s Playlist, John Luther Adams, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jami Attenberg and Carmen Maria Machado, a new essay by Nicole Chung, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Morgan Jerkins Interviewed, Jami Attenberg Nonfiction, Alice Bag and Kathleen Hanna, The Green Child, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Morgan Jerkins, new writing by Jami Attenberg, postpunk inspired by surreal fiction, and more.
Certain themes keep popping up in the fiction that impressed us most this year: the potential horrors of ambiguity, the nature of immigration, the threat of state violence, mysteries that can’t be solved, and the malleability of memory. That’s not too surprising, given the year we’ve had. Here’s a look at some of our favorite fiction from the year that was.