In our morning reading: thoughts on Kristen Millares Young’s new novel, the world of beer koozies, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Nicole Dennis-Benn and Lauren Mechling, Big Other is starting its own award, and more.
Morning Bites: Kamila Shamsie, Bookstores and Politics, Gabino Iglesias Interviewed, Lance Olsen, and More
In our morning reading: a review of Kamila Shamsie’s new novel, great anti-fascist punk songs, fiction by Ashton Politanoff, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Viet Thanh Nguyen Nonfiction, “The Outsiders” Revisited, Neil Gaiman, Omar El Akkad Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction by Viet Thanh Nguyen, interviews with Omar El Akkad and Neil Gaiman, and more.
Weekend Bites: Translating Elena Ferrante, Sasha Fletcher Interviewed, The Fun Years, Agnès Varda’s Art, and More
In our weekend reading: the art of translating Elena Ferrante, interviews with Sasha Fletcher and Michael Stipe, and more.
Morning Bites: Tony Tulathimutte, Ta-Nehisi Coates Interviewed, Salena Godden, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Tony Tulathimutte and Ta-Nehisi Coates, new essays by Salena Godden and Margaret Eby, and more.
What were the bright spots in a year like 2016? It was hard, certainly last month, to think of any. I kept thinking back to my conversations in May and March with the same anxiety and trepidation I have when watching some teenager walk through the night alone in a horror film. Don’t you know what’s coming? I yell at the screen, but of course, they can’t hear me. That’s the whole blessing and frustration of human lives, not being […]
In our morning reading: the writings of Serhiy Zhadan, an interview with Jonathan Lethem, poetry from Natalie Eilbert, and more.