In our weekend reading: Brooke Bolander on how her novella came to be, reviews of books by Katherine Faw and Simon Jacobs, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Olivia Sudjic, Bram Stoker Award Winners, Revisiting Fugazi, Jeff VanderMeer, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking with Olivia Sudjic, thoughts on Jeff VanderMeer’s new novel, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Patricia Lockwood, thoughts on books by Peter Kimani and Isaac Newton Akah, an interview with Jonathan Lethem, and more.
Morning Bites: Samanta Schweblin Interviewed, Hilton Als, Natalie Eilbert Poetry, P.O.S.’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Samanta Schweblin, Hilton Als, and Isaac Fitzgerald; the new P.O.S. album; and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Louise Erdrich and Mark Frost, the contributors for the anthology “A Shadow Map,” and much more.
In our afternoon reading: great books by indigenous authors, nonfiction by Brandon Taylor and Helena Fitzgerald, thoughts on a Mike Watt live album, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Wendy C. Ortiz’s new book, writing from Sherman Alexie, November book previews, and more.
This may be our largest single month book preview. But then again, this October looks like an unusually strong month for books, whether you’re looking for unsettling fiction in translation, incisive cultural histories, or speculative fiction that takes some of our current concerns to their logical ends. And it wouldn’t be October reading without a couple of glimpses into the uncanny as well. Read on for a glimpse of the books that have caught our attention for this month.