It is November. The mercury is dropping and the nights are lengthening; in better news, we’ll always have books. November’s upcoming releases have an appealing esotericism to them, from a longform essay to a collaboration between two writers we’ve long admired to a collections of poems dealing in part with the storied space that is the mosh pit. Read on for a glimpse at what we’re reading this month.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Mohamed Mbougar Sarr’s new novel, Ilana Masad on craft books, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Kate Zambreno’s new book, Jeff VanderMeer on activism, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Kate Zambreno’s new book, the winners of the Shirley Jackson Awards, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ed Brubaker and Geoff Rickly, July debut book recommendations, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Matthew Vollmer’s memoir, new writing by Kate Zambreno, and more.
In our weekend reading: new work by Kate Zambreno and K Chess, Jennifer Egan interviews Terese Svoboda, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Paul Harding, new writing by Gregory Pardlo, and more.