In our afternoon reading: revisiting the life and work of Bruno Schulz, Jon Solomon on holiday music marathons, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lindsay Hunter Interviewed, Tournament of Books Longlist, Tara Isabella Burton Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Lindsay Hunter, a report from the National Book Awards, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jim Ruland Fiction, Ursula K. Le Guin Prize Shortlist, Siddhartha Deb’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: a new story by Jim Ruland, an update on Yu & Me Books, and more.
It’s June, and we’re in a pensive mood. Sometimes that can mean thinking about questions of nature, society, and isolation; sometimes it means considering questions of art, artistic intent, and how we view ourselves. Here are ten recommendations for the month that cover a wide thematic ground, and might well leave you thinking about the ways you and others interact with the world, both natural and built.
Afternoon Bites: Tara Isabella Burton Interviewed, Rachel Kushner Nonfiction, David James Keaton Excerpted, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Tara Isabella Burton, an excerpt from David James Keaton’s next novel, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on a Karate reissue, an excerpt from Melissa Febos’s new book, and more.
And now, somehow, it’s March. We’re not sure how that happened, either. Nevertheless, it is the case, even as the weather decides to vacillate between “bitter cold” and “maybe picnic weather?” It’s a strange time. Our recommended books for the month also cover a lot of ground, from insightful looks into the art of writing to immersive forays into surreal landscapes. Read on for what we’re looking forward to this month.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on David Hoon Kim’s fiction, an interview with Alexandra Kleeman, and more.