In our morning reading: book recommendations from Ursula Villarreal-Moura, Ta-Nehisi Coates on the work of Tony Judt, and more.
Morning Bites: Forrest Gander’s Poetry, Maurice Carlos Ruffin Interviewed, Reporters and Crime Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the writings of Forrest Gander, an interview with Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and more.
Afternoon Bites: R.O. Kwon Interviewed, Jami Attenberg’s Recommendations, Jia Tolentino, Angela Woodward Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with R.O. Kwon and Jami Attenberg, thoughts on Jia Tolentino’s essay collection, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jia Tolentino, Ibram X. Kendi Interviewed, Beach Sloth, Natalia Ginzburg Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jia Tolentino and Ibram X. Kendi, new writing from Beach Sloth, and more.
When you look into a funhouse mirror, and your body appears stretched out or warped, you believe that reality is being distorted. You are confident that what you’re seeing in front of you is not how things really are. But what happens when you’re no longer looking into a mirror? What if you’re looking into a computer screen, or a book, or someone else’s face? Suddenly, it’s much more difficult to delineate what’s true from what’s not.
Weekend Bites: Revisiting Herman Melville, Kate Zambreno, Jia Tolentino Interviewed, Book Vending Machines, and More
In our weekend reading: revisiting the works of Herman Melville, interviews with Kate Zambreno and Jia Tolentino, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Suzette Haden Elgin, Patrick Coleman Interviewed, Jia Tolentino, Chuck Wendig Tour Stories, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Suzette Haden Elgin and Jia Tolentino, an interview with Patrick Coleman, 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.