New year? New books. January marks a strong beginning to what looks like another excellent literary year. You’ve got thought-provoking nonfiction, transportive fiction, and candid and enduring memoir all on the table. If you’re staying close to home due to cold weather or, er, other reasons this month, you’ve got plenty of new reading material to choose from.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Tochi Onyebuchi’s forthcoming novel, thoughts on Elizabeth Taylor’s fiction, and more.
In our morning reading: a review of Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s new novel, thoughts on the year in books, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with K Chess, revisiting “From Hell,” and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Yaa Gyasi, fiction from Sasha Fletcher, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Tochi Onyebuchi and Corinne Manning, an excerpt from Dmitry Samarov’s new book, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing by Jeffrey Renard Allen and Kamil Ahsan, an interview with Leland Cheuk, and more.
In our morning reading: a playlist from Sheree Renée Thomas, Bethany C. Morrow and Tochi Onyebuchi in conversation, and more.