In our morning reading: an interview with Neko Case, nonfiction by Sarah Gerard and Kristopher Jansma, and more.
Morning Bites: Patty Yumi Cottrell Interviewed, James Baldwin, Mary Beard’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Patty Yumi Cottrell, Kristopher Jansma on James Baldwin, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Carmen Maria Machado Interviewed, Clarice Lispector, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Carmen Maria Machado and Scott Moore, scary reading recommendations, and more.
Morning Bites: Alexis M. Smith, Courtney Maum Interviewed, Dennie Wendt, Kristopher Jansma Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Alexis M. Smith and Courtney Maum, new writing from Kristopher Jansma, and more.
Mid-Year 2016: The Year’s Best Fiction (So Far)
Putting together this list of standout fiction published so far this year wasn’t an easy task, mostly because it could just as easily have been twice as long. It’s been a very good year for fiction, whether your tastes head more towards classical storytelling, or narrative innovation, or incisive societal observations. What follows is a list of some of the books published in the first half of 2016 that have impressed us the most.
Afternoon Bites: Harper Lee, Kristopher Jansma Nonfiction, Juliet Escoria Interviewed, Sarah McCarry Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the legacy of Harper Lee, new writing from Kristopher Jansma and Sarah McCarry, and more.
Morning Bites: Charles Yu on John Wray’s Latest, Tracy O’Neill Interviewed, Kristopher Jansma, and More
In our morning reading: notes on the latest novel from John Wray, interviews with Tracy O’Neill and Kristopher Jansma, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Teju Cole, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, Kristopher Jansma’s Playlist, Lydia Lunch, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Teju Cole and Greil Marcus, an interview with John Carpenter, and much more.