Vol.1 Brooklyn’s November 2019 Book Preview

Moving Books

Well, it’s November, and the days are growing shorter and shorter. (Assuming you’re in the northern hemisphere, at least.) We’d say that this group of books are an array of doorstoppers, suitable for curling up by the fire, but that’s not entirely true; most of these books are quite trim, in fact. They do represent a wide array of styles, however: from comic novels to incisive cultural studies; from surreal fiction in translation to candid usage of the essay form. Here are a few of the November books we’re most excited about.

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Afternoon Bites: Helen Oyeyemi, Matthew Volz, “Family Fang” Film, and more

At Chapter 16, Tina LoTufo talks with Kevin Wilson about Nicole Kidman’s plans to star in a cinematic adaptation of his novel The Family Fang. Wait a second — Drag City released a Crisis of Conformity 7″? Impose talks with Matthew Volz, whose artwork for The Beets is surreal and oftentimes amazing. Mike Davis, whose Nomad Codes was reviewed here earlier this year, has written the libretto for a Burning Man-themed opera. Larissa Kyzer reviews Helen Oyeyemi’s Mr. Fox at […]

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