In our afternoon reading: interviews with Phil Elverum and Anelise Chen, Patricia Lockwood nonfiction, and more.
Beginning this week, we’ll be looking back at some of the books that we enjoyed most in 2017. First up: nonfiction. Whether they were providing us with a greater understanding of the world around us, taking us on a deep dive into the mind of their authors, or offering a wry take on everyday life, these books gave us something to savor this year.
Afternoon Bites: Victor LaValle, Patricia Lockwood Recommends Books, The Sewanee Review Returns, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Victor LaValle’s new book, a BEA party recap, notes on the return of a long-running literary journal, and more.
Morning Bites: Percival Everett’s Latest, Catherine Lacey, Rainer Maria Returns, Patricia Lockwood, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Percival Everett and Catherine Lacey, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Samuel R. Delany Nonfiction, Patricia Lockwood, Quenton Baker Interviewed, Joanna Ruocco, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Samuel R. Delany, interviews with Quenton Baker and Joanna Ruocco, a playlist from Barbara Browning, and more.
Morning Bites: Patricia Lockwood on Breakfast, Idra Novey, Sarah Weinman Nonfiction, Sasha Fletcher Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: talking food with Patricia Lockwood, the Best Translated Book Award winners, fiction from Sasha Fletcher, and more.
Morning Bites: Victor LaValle Interviewed, Patricia Lockwood, Gabriel Squalia Nonfiction, Edward McPherson, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Victor LaValle and Patricia Lockwood, reviews of books by Edward McPherson and Nathan Carson, and more.
And here we are, on the first of May in the year 2017. What books does May bring with it? Well, let’s see. There are incisive essay collections by the likes of Scaachi Koul and Samantha Irby; there are challenging works in translation by João Gilberto Noll and Rodrigo Fresán, and there’s a new edition of a genre-defying novel by Kirsten Bakis, for starters. Here’s a look at some of the May books that have piqued our interest.