In our morning reading: inside a Spinanes reissue, an interview with Nuruddin Farah, notable music books, and more.
Morning Bites: Gabino Iglesias Interviewed, Anna Burns, Nancy Hightower Nonfiction, Nuruddin Farah, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Gabino Iglesias, reviews of new novels by Anna Burns and Nuruddin Farah, and more.
As the year draws to a close, plenty of lists are appearing online looking back at the literary highlights of 2018. (Spoiler: we’ll have some of those in the coming weeks as well.) But the year isn’t over yet, and December still has plenty of intriguing books to offer us. From acclaimed and award-winning fiction to unpredictable poetry to challenging literature in translation, here are some of the most notable books due out this December.
At Literary Hub, you’ll find a conversation between Nuruddin Farah and Ivan Vladislavić on a variety of topics. (We interviewed Vladislavić last year.) One of the areas of discussion focused on Vladislavić’s political awareness as a writer. In his response, he alluded to his search for the best way to address the politics of apartheid-era South Africa in his own work, and took influence from an unexpected place.