In our afternoon reading: looking back at the life and legacy of Toni Morrison, reviews of books by Brian Evenson and Jess Row, and more.
August brings with it hotter temperatures, a vision of a more humid life, and the slightest hint that fall might be on the way. August also brings with it a host of thought-provoking books, deftly-translated works from around the world, and imaginative fiction that riffs on contemporary concerns. Here’s a look at some of the books due out this month that have us most excited.
Morning Bites: Jeff VanderMeer Excerpted, Jess Row, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma Interviewed, J. Ryan Stradal, and More
In our morning reading: excerpts from novels by Jeff VanderMeer and Gina Apostol, an interview with Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lidia Yuknavitch, Jason Diamond Nonfiction, Jess Row Interviewed, Binyavanga Wainaina, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Lidia Yuknavitch and Jason Diamond, Yahdon Israel in conversation with Jess Row, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Sonya Chung and Zadie Smith, talking politics with musicians, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathleen Hanna Interviewed, Jess Row, Revisiting “Different Class,” Helen McClory Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: new fiction from Jess Row and Helen McClory, an interview with Kathleen Hanna, and more.
We’ll be on a reduced schedule today due to the holiday; regular posting will resume tomorrow.
Morning Bites: A Lindsay Hunter Excerpt, Black Constellation, Jess Row Interviewed, Chloe Caldwell, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Lindsay Hunter’s new novel, notes on the music of Eritrea, a review of the miniseries adapting Olive Kitteridge, interviews with Jess Row and John Darnielle, reviews of S’s new album and Chloe Caldwell’s new novella, and more.
Morning Bites: Marilynne Robinson Interviewed, John Berryman Revisited, Jess Row, Unwound Reissued, and More
Interviews with Marilynne Robinson and Jess Row, thoughts on the latest Unwound reissues, checking in with Cult of Youth, and more.