The month of May has arrived. The temperature is rising, area plants are blossoming; all told, it’s moving from “read indoors by the fire” weather to “read outside in the park” weather. Which is serendipitous, as we have a couple of suggestions for your springtime reading to coincide with the start of the month. They range from insightful looks at music to boldly crafted fiction; there’s also a merman in there. Here’s a look at some of the books that […]
Afternoon Bites: Melissa Broder’s Latest, Zora Neale Hurston, Andre Aciman Nonfiction, Grouper, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Melissa Broder’s new novel and Grouper’s new album, an excerpt from Zora Neale Hurston’s newly-published book, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Sam Pink, fiction by Melissa Broder and Lucie Britsch, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Melissa Broder Interviewed, Yoko Tawada, Rita Bullwinkel Fiction, Patti Smith, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Melissa Broder, new writing by Rita Bullwinkel, and much more.
Morning Bites: Gabe Habash’s Latest, Catherynne Valente Interviewed, Melissa Broder, Fictional Superheroes, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Gabe Habash’s novel, poetry from Melissa Broder, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Brit Bennett, D. Foy on Touring, Melissa Broder Interviewed, Helen Garner, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Brit Bennett, D. Foy, and Melissa Broder; thoughts on Helen Garner’s recent NYC appearance; and more.
It’s been a great year for nonfiction so far, with work that’s encompassed everything from memorable and harrowing true-life stories to formally bold takes on everyday topics. What follows is a look at some of the nonfiction books that have gotten our attention in the first half of this year.
June 2016 brings with it a host of eagerly anticipated books–everything from a history of the great Chicago space The Empty Bottle to new novels by longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorites Alexis M. Smith and Gabriel Blackwell. June also brings with it candid memoirs, debut novels, cosmic horror, and fictional takes on everything from South Africa’s recent history to the planet’s future. Here’s a look at some of the books that have caught our eye for the month to come.