In our afternoon reading: new writing by Casey Plett, an interview with John Wray, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Billy Woods’s Recommendations, Comics Awards Controversy, John Wray’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: recommendations from Billy Woods, controversial award nominations, and more.
Morning Bites: John Wray on Writing, Revisiting Steely Dan, Percival Everett’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with John Wray and Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, delving into Tom Hanks’s novel, and more.
Morning Bites: John Wray’s Latest, Revisiting Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Interviewing R. F. Kuang, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on John Wray’s novel, an interview with R. F. Kuang, and more.
Morning Bites: Matthew Cheney’s Latest, Interviewing Marlon James, Jim Ruland on John Wray, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Matthew Cheney and John Wray, an interview with Marlon James, and more.
Morning Bites: Elizabeth Hand Interviewed, Booker Prize Longlist, Ryan Chapman, “Do the Right Thing” at 30, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Elizabeth Hand and Ryan Chapman, thoughts on the new Gauche album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nikki Darling on Fiction, Nick Cave, John Wray Interviewed, Jane Bowles, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Nikki Darling and John Wray, revisiting the fiction of Jane Bowles, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s Best of 2018: Fiction
The fiction we admired most in 2018 ran the proverbial gamut from thought-provoking surrealism to evocative realism. Some illuminated the present day or recent past, while others ventured into much more uncharted territory. Some took us to unimaginable psyches; others showcased how ordinary people dealt with the extraordinary. Here’s a look at ten of our favorite works of fiction this year.