In our afternoon reading: exploring the work of Kathy Acker, an interview with Leila Taylor, William Boyle on a particular type of crime story, and more.
This February brings with it plenty to savor, literarily speaking. Among the highlights from the month’s books are new works by the writers behind several of our recent favorites, from incisive nonfiction to imaginative fiction. There’s also some bold work appearing in translation for the first time. Here’s a look at some of the books we’re most excited about this month.