In our afternoon reading: exploring Jenny Hval’s new novel, Paul Auster and Luc Sante in conversation, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Eugene Lim’s Latest, Rebecca Entel, Literary Horror, Michael Cisco Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: discussing Eugene Lim’s new book, interviews with Paul Auster and Sherman Alexie, and more.
Morning Bites: Amelia Gray, Jeff Jackson Interviewed, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Paul Auster, and More
In our morning reading: writings from Amelia Gray and Alexander Chee, an interview with Jeff Jackson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Paul Auster, JY Yang’s Novellas, Françoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman Interviewed, Today is the Day, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Paul Auster and JY Yang, a new essay from Jason Diamond, and more.
Morning Bites: A Han Kang Excerpt, Colson Whitehead Interviewed, Caroline Polanchek, Science Fiction and Politics, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Han Kang’s new novel, interviews with Colson Whitehead and Caroline Polanchek, and more.
Weekend Bites: Nathan Carson, Victor LaValle’s Next Novel, Paul Auster Interviewed, Junot Díaz, and More
In our weekend reading: where heavy metal and cosmic horror meet, interviews with Paul Auster and Junot Díaz, and more.
It’s a new year, and with that new year comes a host of new books. From fiction that might shed a light on ongoing political debates to incisive essays between the relationship between creativity and commerce, there’s something for nearly everyone on our list of books that have gotten our attention for this month. And it’s very likely that you’ll see some of these names pop up again on our anticipated books lists in the year to come–no less that four […]
In his 1990 novel, The Music of Chance, Paul Auster explores the use of stones and barriers as plot and metaphorical devices in telling the story of two men, Jim and Jack, who are forced into the construction of an ornamental stone wall after accruing a gambling debt to a pair of eccentric millionaires. If this sounds a bit wild, it is certainly meant to, for the novel toys with absurdity. But The Music of Chance, when paired with Auster’s […]