In our morning reading, book recommendations by Jac Jemc, thoughts on books by Jenny Zhang and Daphne Kalotay, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Mathias Énard’s new novel, a report from the PEN Literary Awards, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Shirley Jackson, Stephen King and Pop Culture, Esmé Weijun Wang Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: a look at the writings of Shirley Jackson, the influence of Stephen King on pop culture, new nonfiction from Esmé Weijun Wang and Michael Chabon, and more.
It’s funny how people perceive things. I saw the movie Stand by Me, which turns 30 this month, around the time I turned 7, right after the film was released on VHS. I remember the person behind the counter telling my babysitter who was helping me pick out movies that they’d just gotten the film in the day before. When we showed her the movie we’d picked, my stepmom asked if it was scary when we told her the movie […]
Weekend Bites: “Saint Mazie” Adapted, Mensah Demary Nonfiction, Roxane Gay, Queens Bookstores, and More
In our weekend reading: news of a Jami Attenberg novel being adapted for television, new essays by Mensah Demary and Roxane Gay, an interview with Stephen King, and more.
Morning Bites: Nnedi Okorafor, Ta-Nehisi Coates on “Black Panther,” Adapting Stephen King, Han Kang, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the fiction of Nnedi Okorafor and Han Kang, an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, and much more.
Morning Bites: Baileys Women’s Prize, Greenlight Bookstore Expands, Horror Fiction Reviewed, and More
In our morning reading: a look at the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, new writing on books from Mairead Case, new writing on music from Mensah Demary and Jes Skolnik, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marlon James, Elvis Costello Interviewed, Lincoln Michel, “The Shining” on Film, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking with (and celebrating) Marlon James, fiction from Lincoln Michel and Tara Ison, a review of a Sun City Girls reissue, and more.