We’ve entered the final weeks of summer. In practical terms, that means that it could turn brisk at a moment’s notice — or that a heatwave might be upon us before long. All of which means that this month’s array of books take a similarly wide-ranging approach, encompassing everything from taut poetry to maximalist fiction. Here are some recommendations to get your fall reading started.
In our morning reading: an interview with Mark de Silva, great bookstore pets, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Mark de Silva and K-Ming Chang, an interview with Adam Levin, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Mark de Silva’s new novel, revisiting Arthur Russell, and more.
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Brandon Hobson and Mark de Silva, poetry by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, and more.
It’s December, apparently. Are we reading? We’re still reading. What are we reading? Books. Which books? Maybe some of these. The end of the year traditionally brings a very intriguing assortment of titles, and this year is no exception. Looking for strange, genre-defying work? We’ve got that, sure. Seeking sharply-written nonfiction? We’ve got that covered as well. Here are some December books that have caught our eye.
In our morning reading: Kelly Link on Robertson Davies, an excerpt from Mark de Silva’s new book, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Susan Choi and Sarah Batkie, thoughts on Sunn 0)))’s new album, and more.