A new year has begun. What does the new literary year have in store for us? If January is any indication, there’s a host of acclaimed short fiction on the way; in addition to that, there are new works by some of our favorite writers, as well as acclaimed fiction from around the globe. Here’s a look at some of the January books that have caught our eye.
In our morning reading: inside a new David Bowie-inspired book, interviews with Rachel Lyon and Sarah Rose Etter, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Alyson Hagy’s new novel, interviews with Margo Jefferson and Rebecca Traister, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Anna Moschovakis’s new book, Gabino Iglesias on book reviews, and more.
In our afternoon reading: Esmé Weijun Wang and Porochista Khakpour in conversation, an interview with Paul Beatty, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Akwaeke Emezi’s latest novel, an excerpt from Sam Pink’s new novella, and much more.
In our morning reading: nonfiction by R.O. Kwon, thoughts on the new adaptation of “Howard’s End,” and much more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on underrated George Eliot books, talking film and television with Spike Lee, and much more.