In our morning reading: checking in with Beach Slang, Roxane Gay conversed with Rion Amilcar Scott, an interview with Sady Doyle, and more.
Morning Bites: “The Fire This Time” Reviewed, Noah Cicero Poetry, Lincoln Michel Fiction, Unbuilt Subways, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the new Jesmyn Ward-edited anthology, fiction from Lincoln Michel, August book recommendations, and more.
Morning Bites: Mat Johnson, Noah Cicero and xTx, BAM’s New Director, Cecil Taylor Reissues, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Matt Johnson, the Man Booker International Prize is announced, BAM gets a new director, xTx and Noah Cicero in conversation, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Silvina Ocampo Fiction, John Benditt’s Playlist, Noah Cicero and Juliet Escoria, and More
In our Tuesday afternoon reading: fiction from Silvina Ocampo, Noah Cicero and Juliet Escoria in conversation, a John Benditt playlist, Steph Post on fiction and cocktails, and more.
Morning Bites: Margaret Atwood Q & A, Kate Bernheimer’s Latest, Noah Cicero, Flying Lotus, and More
In our morning reading: highlights from a Margaret Atwood Q & A, a review of the most recent book by Kate Bernheimer, Noah Cicero on Andrew Worthington, and much more. We’ll be taking a quick New Year’s-related break, and will be back on Friday.
Morning Bites: Teju Cole Revisits James Baldwin, The End of The Birthday Party, Juliet Escoria, A Noah Cicero Excerpt, and More
Teju Cole revisits a James Baldwin essay, new writing from Juliet Escoria, David Connerley Nahm’s novel is reviewed, the last days of The Birthday Party, and more.
#tobyreads: Myths and Realism and Where They Meet
Today’s weekly reading column looks at new books from Sam Pink, Noah Cicero, Kate Bernheimer, Michael J. Seidlinger, and Miranda Mellis.
Morning Bites: Record Collectors, An Emma Straub Essay, Marie-Helene Bertino, Noah Cicero Interviewed, and More
Delving deep into record-collecting subcultures, Emma Straub on road trips, new writing from Lisa Wells and Marie-Helene Bertino, the year’s best indie books (so far), talking with Noah Cicero, and more.