In our morning reading: a look at the influence of a John Coltrane classic, a playlist by Rachel Khong, thoughts on Paula Bomer’s new essay collection, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Samantha Irby, fiction by Akhil Sharma, thoughts on N.J. Campbell’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marie NDiaye’s Latest, Breakmaster Cylinder, Colin Dickey Nonfiction, Rob Hart on Interviews, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Marie NDiaye’s newly-translated novel, new nonfiction by Brandon Taylor and Colin Dickey, and more.
Welcome to the month of July. Odds are good that your Instagram has a higher-than-usual percentage of images of books read beside water and sand; odds are good that your social media feed abounds with frustration with humidity, public transit delays, and the joys of summer heat. July also brings with it a fascinating assortment of new (and newly translated) books, from thought-provoking fiction to incisive nonfiction. Here’s a look at some of the books that are on our minds […]
Weekend Bites: Emma Straub, Why Reading Matters, Writers on Denis Johnson, Michael J. Seidlinger Nonfiction, and More
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.