In our morning reading: nonfiction from Marguerite Duras, thoughts on Ben Lerner’s new novel, and more.
Besides the promise of cooler weather, pumpkin spice everything, and sweaters on the rise, what does October have to offer? If you’re looking for new books to read, the answer is “plenty.” This month brings with it candid and harrowing memoirs, stunning short fiction, and expansive novels — a fantastic array of literary work to carry you into the autumn. Here’s a look at some of our most-anticipated books for the month.
Afternoon Bites: Gabrielle Civil Interviewed, Julio Torres’s Recommendations, Marguerite Duras, Robert Frank Remembered, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Gabrielle Civil, book recommendations from Julio Torres, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ocean Vuong Interviewed, Lidia Yuknavitch, Ryan Chapman Interviewed, Melissa Febos, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ocean Vuong and Melissa Febos, thoughts on the fiction of Marguerite Duras, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on an operatic Octavia E. Butler adaptation, revisiting the works of Marguerite Duras, and more.
Morning Bites: Marguerite Duras, Edward St. Aubyn Profiled, Rebecca Mead Q & A, “Mad Men” Poetry, and More
For your Tuesday morning reading: an interview with Rebecca Mead, a profile of Edward St. Aubyn, Mad Men-inspired poetry, Owen Pallett’s new album, and more.
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.