In our morning reading: reviews of books by Richard Kadrey and Nina Allan, an interview with Ahmet Altan, and more.
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.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Kim Gordon’s new album, thoughts on Ben Lerner’s latest novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kathy Acker, Leila Taylor Interviewed, Dälek’s Latest, Sarah Weinman Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: exploring the work of Kathy Acker, an interview with Leila Taylor, William Boyle on a particular type of crime story, and more.