In our morning reading: fiction by Rodrigo Fresán, a look back at the legacy of Silent Barn, and more.
Morning Bites: John Edgar Wideman’s Latest, Wislawa Szymborska Revisited, Tomi Adeyemi, Rodrigo Fresán and Genre, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by John Edgar Wideman and Richard Powers, this year’s Young Lions are announced, 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.