In our afternoon reading: interviews with Julianna Barwick and Jerry Stahl, Charlie Jane Anders on writing, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on David Diop’s fiction, delving into Kiese Laymon’s work, and more.
And so, a new year begins. Among the books we’re most excited about due out this month are a wide range of works, from challenging short fiction to heart-rending memoir; from a novel that explores the convergence of genres to a novel that explores a politically charged moment in recent history. Here are a few of the works due out this month that have caught our attention.