In our afternoon reading: talking books with Olivia Laing, a playlist from Joshua Mohr, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Joshua Mohr on Memoir, Elissa Washuta Interviewed, Johannes Göransson’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Joshua Mohr and Elissa Washuta, exploring how poetry works, and more.
Morning Bites: Lesley Chow, National Book Awards Judges, Wayne Koestenbaum, Joshua Mohr Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Lesley Chow and Joshua Mohr, how a translation podcast came together, and more.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s March 2021 Book Preview
What’s caught our eye when it comes to new books out this month? For whatever reason, a number of intriguing works in translation top that list. Throw in a new memoir from a longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorite, an incisive cultural study, and a foray into the city’s history and you have a broader range of what we’re excited about in March.
The Tactile Anxieties of Medical Fiction
In an era of increasing medical costs, heated political debates over the nature of healthcare, and financial instability, reading about all things medical can be as unsettling as the most unpredictable of horror stories. There have been a host of acclaimed works of nonfiction dealing with their authors’ experiences with illnesses and the medical system in recent years, including Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air, Joshua Mohr’s Sirens, and Porochista Khakpour’s forthcoming Sick. But numerous recent works of fiction have […]
Afternoon Bites: Mohsin Hamid’s Latest, Constance Ann Fitzgerald, John Freeman Gill Interviewed, Joshua Mohr, and More
In our afternoon reading: exploring Mohsin Hamid’s new novel, an interview with Joshua Mohr, and much more.
Morning Bites: Joshua Mohr Nonfiction, Chinaka Hodge, Maggie Nelson on Craft, John Darnielle’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: nonfiction by Joshua Mohr, Maggie Nelson on writing, a review of John Darnielle’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Joshua Mohr, “Either/Or” Revisited, Ian Svenonius Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Joshua Mohr, Patty Yumi Cottrell, and Ian Svenonius; Nan Goldin-inspired nonfiction; and more.