In our morning reading: a review of Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s new novel, thoughts on the year in books, and more.
When it comes to books, December often brings the unexpected. This year is no different; even with paper shortages and distribution issues complicating the world of publishing, this month had plenty of notable books to offer. This includes multiple works by certified geniuses and a host of intriguing books in translation. Looking for some cold-weather reading? Read on for our recommendations.
Afternoon Bites: Leanne Shapton on Stories, Rivers Solomon, Lance Scott Walker Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Leanne Shapton and Lance Scott Walker, exploring the fiction of Rivers Solomon, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Priests, an excerpt from Damon Young’s new book, and much more.
Morning Bites: Sam Allingham Interviewed, Siri Hustvedt, Junot Díaz on Breakfast, Juliet Escoria, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Sam Allingham and Siri Hustvedt, writing from Juliet Escoria, and more.
December is frequently a quiet month for new books, and this year is no exception. That doesn’t mean that there’s nothing new coming out, however–those of you keeping an eye on the new releases shelf of your local bookstore can take in an array of interesting work in translation, as well as a number of notable books being brought back into print in new editions. Here’s a sampling of the books that have our attention for this month.
Afternoon Bites: Karen Joy Fowler, Richard Hell Reading, Juliet Escoria’s Mix, Max Brooks Interviewed, and More
This afternoon: thoughts on Lynne Tillman’s new collection, a mix from Juliet Escoria, Karen Joy Fowler wins the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, Richard Hell reads from his memoir, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Siri Hustvedt Interviewed, APRIL Festival Reports, Ana Mendieta, Owls’ Latest, and More
This afternoon: Catching up with Siri Hustvedt, Jeff Jackson interviewed, thoughts on the new Owls album, Jac Jemc reports from Seattle’s APRIL Festival, and more.