In our afternoon reading: new work by Namwali Serpell and Rob Hart, the Kirkus Prize finalists revealed, and more.
Morning Bites: Jesmyn Ward Nonfiction, Tom McCarthy, Stephen Graham Jones’s Latest, Kaveh Akbar, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Jesmyn Ward and Tom McCarthy, thoughts on Stephen Graham Jones’s latest novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Blake Butler, Melissa Febos Nonfiction, Erica C. Barnett, William Basinski’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Blake Butler’s new novel, an essay by Melissa Febos, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Maria Dahvana Headley and Daisy Johnson, an interview with Lucie Britsch, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nate Marshall, Chloe N. Clark’s Collection, Paul Tremblay, Marie NDiaye Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Nate Marshall, fiction by Marie NDiaye, and more.
Morning Bites: Carmen Laforet Revisited, Jason Molina, Literary Suburbs, Tola Rotimi Abraham, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting the work of Carmen Laforet, discussing literary canons, and more.
Apparently it’s August now. Apparently summer has turned the corner and is beginning its slow approach into autumn. Nominally these things are happening, but the passage of time has gotten a bit strange lately. Still, there are plenty of books, and that’s an excellent thing. Do you like powerful, resonant nonfiction? August has that covered. What about surreal, high-concept fiction? Also around. Here are a few of the books we’re most excited about that are due out this month.
Morning Bites: Blake Butler Fiction, Rose City Band, Louis Auchincloss Revisited, Samantha Irby, and More
In our morning reading: fiction from Blake Butler, an interview with Samantha Irby, and more.