What does the month of August have in store for us? In terms of books, the answer is “a lot.” From new works by longtime favorites of ours to unpredictable experimental books to newly translated titles, August has a whole lot to offer. Here’s a look at some of the titles that have caught our attention for the month to come.
Afternoon Bites: Chiara Barzini Nonfiction, Jen Doll, Brandon Taylor Fiction, Lisa Locascio, and More
In our afternoon reading: a new essay by Chiara Barzini, stories by Brandon Taylor and Lisa Locascio, and more.
The State of Californian Literature: An Interview With Lisa Locascio
How does one channel a state into words on a page? That’s a question implicitly posed by the works collected in the new anthology Golden State, edited by Lisa Locascio. Across the stories and essays collected within this volume, a host of talented writers explore narratives personal and historical, showcasing the abundant ways in which one can explore the state of California through prose. I talked with Locascio about the process of editing the book, her work as a writer and […]
Morning Bites: Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks, Eve Ewing Interviewed, Lisa Locascio, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting a Ralph Ellison/Gordon Parks collaboration, new writing by Lisa Locascio, and more.
Afternoon Bites: The Cramps, Nathan Englander Interviewed, Lisa Locascio Nonfiction, Jarret Middleton, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic album by The Cramps, essays by Alex Gilvarry and Jarret Middleton, and more.
Weekend Bites: Guy Delisle, Graphic Memoirs, Dolan Morgan Interviewed, Priests Revisited, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Guy Delisle and Dolan Morgan, Pavement’s history with the Kentucky Derby, and more.
Weekend Bites: Hari Kunzru’s Latest, Writers on “Buffy,” Lisa Locascio, Blanck Mass Reviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: reviews of books by Hari Kunzru and Brian Evenson, writers on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and more.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Baumbach’s Latest, PEN Literary Awards, Lisa Locascio Poetry, Sheer Mag, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the new novel by Jonathan Baumach, a terrific new essay by Evan Narcisse, and much more.