In our weekend reading: a review of Don DeLillo’s new book, interviews with Laura van den Berg and Peter Mendelsund, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Tiny Nightmares” Excerpted, Katie Kitamura, Karen Russell Interviewed, Gunn-Truscinski Duo, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from “Tiny Nightmares,” talking books with Karen Russell, and more.
And it’s October, home of colder weather, heated political talk, and a growing number of Halloween decorations. Awards season shortlists are growing; so too are lists of seasonally-appropriate scary books. (We’ve got a few of those here as well.) So here’s a look at some of the October books that have caught our attention.
Morning Bites: James Baldwin’s Legacy, Protomartyr, “Tiny Nightmares” Reviewed, Sarah Gerard, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting James Baldwin’s legacy, book recommendations from Sarah Gerard, and more.
Afternoon Bites: A “Tiny Crimes” Playlist, R.O. Kwon, Terrance Hayes Interviewed, Gang Gang Dance, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist inspired by “Tiny Crimes,” a remembrance of Richard Swift, and much more.
Some crime stories are epics, filling narratives that span hundreds or pages or across multiple volumes. Some crime stories require a little less space, but pack all of the visceral charm of their counterparts. That’s what you can expect from the new anthology Tiny Crimes: Very Short Tales of Mystery and Murder, edited by Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto. Along the way, the anthology also showcases the range of the stories that can be told within the boundaries of crime […]
As June approaches, the temperatures outside are rising, and various dreams of a long spring are dashed until next year. June also brings with it a host of books we’ve been eager to read for a while now, including new books by longtime favorites, structurally bold works that take literature into new places, and short fiction that ventures into surreal and sinister places. Here’s a look at some of the books we’re most excited about for June.