In our weekend reading: Emma Straub on food and books, writers on Denis Johnson, fiction by Sara Nović, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Julie Buntin and Mathias Énard, John Mulaney on comedy and music, and more.
Morning Bites: Toni Morrison, Sarah Manguso Nonfiction, Charlie Jane Anders Fiction, John Langan Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Toni Morrison, new writing from Charlie Jane Anders and Sarah Manguso, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Brit Bennett, D. Foy on Touring, Melissa Broder Interviewed, Helen Garner, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Brit Bennett, D. Foy, and Melissa Broder; thoughts on Helen Garner’s recent NYC appearance; and more.
In our morning reading: fiction from Ted Chiang and Sarah McCarry, writers share their rituals, and more.
This may be our largest single month book preview. But then again, this October looks like an unusually strong month for books, whether you’re looking for unsettling fiction in translation, incisive cultural histories, or speculative fiction that takes some of our current concerns to their logical ends. And it wouldn’t be October reading without a couple of glimpses into the uncanny as well. Read on for a glimpse of the books that have caught our attention for this month.
Morning Bites: Colson Whitehead Interviewed, PJ Harvey Revisited, Death by Audio, Robert Musil, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Colson Whitehead, thoughts on a beloved PJ Harvey album, and much more.
Morning Bites: David Markson Revisited, Alice Sola Kim Fiction, First Book Tattoos, Ian William Craig, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Scott Esposito and Alice Sola Kim, news of a new award from PEN, and more.