In our weekend reading: new fiction by Meredith Talusan, thoughts on an Arthur Russell reissue, and more.
How, exactly, did we get to May already? Normally, we’d make a joke here about the collapse of time and space or something similarly esoteric, but the hour is at hand when we should get to the recommending of books. And so here are some book recommendations for the month we’re in — and, if you’re behind on your reading, these books aren’t going anywhere.
Afternoon Bites: Adrian Matejka’s Poetry, Rachel Greenwald Smith’s New Book, Kathy Acker Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Adrian Matejka’s new book, revisiting the works of Kathy Acker, and more.
Morning Bites: Daphne A. Brooks and Hanif Abdurraqib, Kate Durbin Interviewed, Claire Rousay, Nicole Kornher-Stace’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Daphne A. Brooks and Hanif Abdurraqib in conversation, exploring the music of Claire Rousay, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Diane Cook Interviewed, Joy Harjo, Literary Haunted Houses, Katharine Coldiron, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Diane Cook, new writing by Katharine Coldiron, and more.
Morning Bites: Donna Hemans, Kevin Killian Remembered, Thoughts on “Lockdown,” Ottessa Moshfegh’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Donna Hemans and Katherine Hill, thoughts on the new anthology “Lockdown,” and more.
Morning Bites: Jeffrey Renard Allen, Laird Barron’s Latest, Tochi Onyebuchi, Leland Cheuk Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Jeffrey Renard Allen and Kamil Ahsan, an interview with Leland Cheuk, and more.
Morning Bites: Uniform and The Body, Inside Taco Bell Quarterly, Yuri Herrera, Nino Cipri’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: when gloriously noisy bands collaborate, thoughts on Yuri Herrera’s fiction, and more.