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.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Moon Duo’s new album, Sarah Rose Etter and R.O. Kwon in conversation, and more.
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Patti Smith and Sarah M. Broom, an interview with Eugene Robinson, and more.
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Chaya Bhuvaneswar’s new collection, interviews with Megan Boyle and Mark Haber, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Olivia Laing and Jason Lutes, an interview with Lisa Marie Basile, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Alexander Chee and Dag Solstad, new writing by Elle Nash, and more.