Cue July; cue the heat. Maybe your preferred method for dealing with high temperatures and the ever-present sun is to hole up somewhere with abundant air conditioning; perhaps you’re opting for the beach or a park, the better to savor the distinctive weather of the season. Either way, they’re spaces that lend themselves to reading, and we have some recommendations the month that looms ahead, from musical histories to unsettling fiction in translation.
Weekend Bites: Porochista Khakpour Interviewed, Lydia Millet’s Fiction, Maggie Nelson, Gregory Pardlo’s Latest, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Porochista Khakpour and Maggie Nelson, exploring the fiction of Lydia Millet, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ursula K. Le Guin Remembered, Terese Marie Mailhot on “Bluets,” Martin Amis, Dark Blue’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: a remembrance of Ursula K. Le Guin, fiction by Lydia Davis, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Ricardo Piglia Revisited, R.K. Narayan, Maggie Nelson’s Advice, Terese Marie Mailhot, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the writings of Ricardo Piglia and R.K. Narayan, an excerpt from Terese Marie Mailhot’s memoir, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Maggie Nelson, Carmen Maria Machado on Eggnog, Scott McClanahan Interviewed, duncan b. barlow, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Maggie Nelson and Scott McClanahan, new writing from Carmen Maria Machado, and more.
Weekend Bites: Fred Moten’s Essays, Leslie Jamison, Sneakers and Literature, Joseph Keckler, and More
In our weekend reading: Maggie Nelson on the essays of Fred Moten, new writing by Leslie Jamison, and much more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Jami Attenberg and Maggie Nelson, notes on crowdfunding, and more.
Morning Bites: Joshua Mohr Nonfiction, Chinaka Hodge, Maggie Nelson on Craft, John Darnielle’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: nonfiction by Joshua Mohr, Maggie Nelson on writing, a review of John Darnielle’s new book, and more.