In our morning reading: an interview with Nell Zink, thoughts on Salman Rushdie’s new novel, and more.
August brings with it hotter temperatures, a vision of a more humid life, and the slightest hint that fall might be on the way. August also brings with it a host of thought-provoking books, deftly-translated works from around the world, and imaginative fiction that riffs on contemporary concerns. Here’s a look at some of the books due out this month that have us most excited.
In our weekend reading: new writing from Nell Zink, an interview with Laird Hunt, a new video from Early Riser, and more.
In our afternoon reading: novels about translators, an interview with Robert Macfarlane, nonfiction from Nell Zink, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Daniel José Older, New Jenny Zhang Nonfiction, Discussing “Citizen,” Kelly Sue DeConnick Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: checking in with Daniel José Older, interviews with Kelly Sue DeConnick and Little Wings, the best 33 1/3 books, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a new essay from Nell Zink, thoughts on an Arthur Russell album, the Nebula Award winners, The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award shortlist, and more.
In our morning reading: Kate Zambreno interviewed Suzanne Scanlon, notes on books by Kent Russell and Alexander G. Weheliye, talking jazz and religion, and more.
In our afternoon reading: delving into the history and writings of Nell Zink, an interview with Maria Dahvana Headley, excerpts from forthcoming books by Jon Fine and Robert Sietsema, and more.