In our afternoon reading: exploring Liu Cixin’s fiction, a review of Karen Stefano’s memoir, and more.
Morning Bites: Kyle Bobby Dunn, Maaza Mengiste, Karen Stefano’s Recommendations, David Shields, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Kyle Bobby Dunn and Brian Evenson, book recommendations from Karen Stefano, and more.
What does the month of June have in store for us? When it comes to books, plenty. A few debut novels we’ve been excited about since they were first announced, some new works by longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorites, and some works in translation that promise to expand our horizons. Here’s a look at some of the books that have us most intrigued for the month to come.
Afternoon Bites: Kristen Arnett, Tony Horwitz Remembered, Karen Stefano Interviewed, Nick de Semlyen, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Kristen Arnett’s new novel, an interview with Karen Stefano, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jeanette Winterson, Michele Filgate Interviewed, Sam J. Miller Fiction, David Berman, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Jeanette Winterson, new music from David Berman, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lucy Ives’s Latest, Jayson Greene Nonfiction, Eileen Myles Poetry, Karen Stefano, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Lucy Ives’s new novel, poetry from Eileen Myles, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Carmen Maria Machado, Valeria Luiselli’s Latest, J. David Osborne, Revisiting “UHF,” and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Carmen Maria Machado, thoughts on books by Valeria Luiselli and J. David Osborne, and more.
Flesh and Blood by Karen Stefano The boy stands before the mirror, the blankness of his own face a canvas, something to crave, to desecrate. Fingernails scratch, puncture, strip away fragments of flesh. Blood trickles. Pain like a caress.