In our morning reading: an excerpt from Summer Brennan’s book, Laura van den Berg interviewed Stephanie Barber, Margaret Eby talks whiskey, and much more.
Looking at the books due out this month, one can find an impressive array of styles, genres, and aesthetics on display. Do you like incisive essays about American society and culture? How about well-received debut fiction, or collections spanning decades of work? Regardless of what you’re seeking, August holds an abundance of literary riches. Here are some of the books due out this month that we’re most excited about.