In our morning reading: an interview with Madison Smartt Bell, thoughts on Emily St. John Mandel’s new novel, and more.
Weekend Bites: Lidia Yuknavitch Interviewed, Kathryn Davis’s Latest, Peter Rock on Writing, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Lidia Yuknavitch and Peter Rock, a remembrance of Tim Sale, and more.
How, exactly, is it June already? The passage of time is mysterious sometimes, but this year it’s especially so. And the June books we’re most excited about around these parts represent an intriguing cross-section of literary genres and styles. From speculative works to insightful nonfiction; from an influential road novel to a surreal and satirical work — these books cover a lot of territory. Maybe you’ll find your next favorite book on this list.
Morning Bites: Brandon Taylor Interviewed, Douglas A. Martin, Lidia Yuknavitch’s Latest, Steve Von Till, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Brandon Taylor, thoughts on the fiction of Douglas A. Martin, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Irreversible Entanglements, Sharma Shields Nonfiction, Debbie Harry, Lidia Yuknavitch Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Irreversible Entanglements’ new album, an interview with Lidia Yuknavitch, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lidia Yuknavitch Interviewed, Danez Smith, Jennifer Spiegel’s Playlist, Ann Patchett, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Lidia Yuknavitch and Danez Smith, a playlist from Jennifer Spiegel, and more.
With the arrival of February, it feels like 2020 is getting into high gear, for better or for worse. A cursory glance at the month’s most anticipated new books could best be described as eclectic: there are experimental and transgressive works here, along with career-spanning tomes and thematically ambitious works of fiction. If this is a harbinger of what the rest of the (literary) year looks like, it’s a good omen.
Morning Bites: Lance Olsen, Brandon Taylor Fiction, Ishmael Reed Revisited, Lidia Yuknavitch, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Lance Olsen and Steph Post, new fiction from Brandon Taylor, and more.