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.
In our morning reading: book recommendations from Ryan Chapman, thoughts on the music of Coil, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a Nobel Prize for Louise Glück, an interview with Edward P Jones, and more.
In our morning reading: talking books with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, a review of the new Yo La Tengo album, and more
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Brit Bennett and Megha Majumdar, thoughts on Raven Leilani’s debut novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Mike Faloon, new writing by Kaitlyn Greenidge and Jen Michalski, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on a novel by Hiro Arikawa, interviews with Ed Brubaker and Saladin Ahmed, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Kamasi Washington’s new album, interviews with Mark Doten and Hua Hsu, and more.