In our afternoon reading: interviews with Oyinkan Braithwaite and Tommy Pico, Ada Limón and Erika Sánchez in conversation, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Karen Thompson Walker, Oyinkan Braithwaite Interviewed, Sub Pop History, Doug Paisley’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Karen Thompson Walker’s new novel, an interview with Oyinkan Braithwaite, and much more.
Morning Bites: Eugene Lim Fiction, Oyinkan Braithwaite’s Playlist, Jeff Jackson Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: fiction from Eugene Lim, an interview with Jeff Jackson, and much more.
Morning Bites: Laura Adamczyk’s Playlist, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Mathias Enard Interviewed, Larissa Pham Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: a playlist from Laura Adamczyk, an excerpt from Oyinkan Braithwaite’s new novel, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Lucia Berlin, Anna Burns’s Latest, Oyinkan Braithwaite on Writing, Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore, and More
In our weekend reading: revisiting the writings of Lucia Berlin, reviews of books by Anna Burns and Laura Adamczyk, and more.
Morning Bites: Oyinkan Braithwaite, “My Brilliant Friend” Adapted, John Wray on Wilderness Survival, Yoss, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Oyinkan Braithwaite and Yoss, when wilderness survival and writing fiction converge, and more.
And here we go, deeper into fall. Daylight Savings Time looms this weekend, making for shorter days and longer nights; colder temperatures beckon. Does that make it the right time of the year to curl up with a book? Well, sure–but is there ever not a good time of year for that? Among the books we’re most excited about this month are bold riffs on detective fiction, genre-defying narratives, and works of fiction and nonfiction that put politics and culture into sharp relief. Here are some November books (plus a pair from the final days of October) that have caught our eye.