A new year, and plenty of new books to go along with it. The works that have us the most excited this month are a wide-ranging bunch, encompassing memoir, uncanny translated fiction, and groundbreaking explorations of the craft of writing. There’s plenty to keep you hooked this month, when it comes to noteworthy books; here’s a look at some of the ones that have us especially intrigued.
In our afternoon reading: Robert Macfarlane and Adam Scovell in conversation, Kimberly King Parsons and Melissa Duclos in conversation, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing from David Burr Gerrard, interviews with Ben Loory and Deanne Stillman, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book, fiction by Deirdre Coyle, and much more.
It’s been a great year for nonfiction so far, with work that’s encompassed everything from memorable and harrowing true-life stories to formally bold takes on everyday topics. What follows is a look at some of the nonfiction books that have gotten our attention in the first half of this year.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kat Howard, an excerpt of Amy Rose Spiegel’s new book, thoughts on Rivka Galchen’s latest, and more.
May brings with it a host of noteworthy books that have caught our eye. Some are the latest works from authors who have become favorites over the years; others are structurally bold, socially relevant, or intensely disconcerting. (In some cases, they may be some combination of the above.) It’s going to be a good month for books, whether you’re looking for an illuminating take on music or an unsettling ghost story. Here are some of the books due out in […]
In our morning reading: booksellers on the fall’s most anticipated books, new nonfiction from Rich Cohen, literary Finland, a look at Portland’s Wordstock, and more.