In our afternoon reading: notes on John Coltrane, new writing from Sarah Gerard, interviews with Sandra Cisneros and Anakana Schofield, and more.
Morning Bites: Scott Cheshire, 5 Under 35 Honorees, Julie Schumacher, First Novels Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with, and new fiction from, Scott Cheshire; the 5 Under 35 honorees for 2015 have been announced; writers revisit their first novels; and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Valeria Luiselli and Kate Beaton, a new essay from Scott Cheshire, and much more.
Morning Bites: Scott Cheshire Interviewed, Religion and “A Love Supreme,” Alan Moore on B. Catling, Chelsea Hodson, and More
In our morning reading: notes on John Coltrane, a new essay from Pilot Viruet, interviews with Scott Cheshire and Chelsea Hodson, and more.
Due out next month from Outpost19, the new anthology A Book of Uncommon Prayer finds dozens of writers revisiting the invocation. The book was edited by Matthew Vollmer, and features contributions from the likes of Leslie Jamison, Gabriel Blackwell, Scott Cheshire, Courtney Maum, Benjamin Samuel, Robert Lopez, and Catherine Lacey. And there’s a trailer for it, featuring music by Alicia Jo Rabins, which you can watch below.
Afternoon Bites: New Kelly Link Fiction, Recommended Comics, Scott Cheshire, Wendy Rene Remembered, and More
In our afternoon reading: new fiction from Kelly Link and Amber Sparks; Scott Cheshire on his year in reading; notes on writing from Emily St. John Mandel; Sofia Samatar on The Empathy Exams; and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jane Austen, Teju Cole on torture, Scott Cheshire on the devil, an interview with James Ellroy, new writing from Jazmine Hughes, and more.
I felt the need to go back and revisit some of the books on this list I’ve been compiling since January 1st to see how these titles stood up since I spent the first six months of 2014 reading for work, and the second-half mostly for pleasure. What I came away with was the realization that I couldn’t think of another year where new literature brought me so much joy as much as 2014 did. Sure, I was reading a lot […]