In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Nina MacLaughlin’s new book, an interview with Chris L. Terry, and more.
It is November. The mercury is dropping and the nights are lengthening; in better news, we’ll always have books. November’s upcoming releases have an appealing esotericism to them, from a longform essay to a collaboration between two writers we’ve long admired to a collections of poems dealing in part with the storied space that is the mosh pit. Read on for a glimpse at what we’re reading this month.
Afternoon Bites: Alex Segura on Comics, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Films, Nina MacLaughlin on Moons, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Alex Segura, new writing by Nina MacLaughlin, and more.
In our morning reading: Melissa Febos on 2021, the year in translated books, and more.
Weekend Bites: Tsitsi Dangarembga, Jon Lindsey Interviewed, Éric Chevillard, Nina MacLaughlin on the Moon, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Tsitsi Dangarembga and Éric Chevillard, an interview with Jon Lindsey, and more.
What does it mean to channel a season into art? The world of music composition is full of seasonally-themed work, some taking cues from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. Max Richter had a go at reimagining Vivaldi’s composition, while the likes of Anna Meredith (with ANNO) and Philip Glass (with Violin Concerto No. 2) have worked to create music that exists in a kind of seasonal musical dialogue. In the literary world, Ali Smith recently concluded her own seasonal quartet, and Tove Jansson’s The Summer Book remains a touchstone for many readers.
Morning Bites: Nina MacLaughlin, Supercollider Reissued, Garth Greenwell, Brady Jensen Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Nina MacLaughlin and Garth Greenwell, an interview with Brady Jensen, and more.
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Marguerite Duras’s nonfiction, fiction by Nina MacLaughlin, and more.