In our afternoon reading: interviews with Vi Khi Nao and Jesse Ball, writing by Leslie Jamison, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing by Leslie Jamison and Vi Khi Nao, previewing Yo La Tengo’s new album, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Natalie Eilbert, thoughts on Chelsea Martin’s new book, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing by Vi Khi Nao and Madeleine ffitch, the NYPL’s best books of the year, and more.
Morning Bites: Eileen Myles on Music, Vi Khi Nao, Omar El Akkad Interviewed, Protomartyr’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: talking music with Eileen Myles, thoughts on Protomartyr’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Damon Krukowski, Stacey Tran Interviewed, László Krasznahorkai, B. Catling’s Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Damon Krukowski and Stacey Tran, writing by Viet Thanh Nguyen and László Krasznahorkai, and more.
I always get something wrong in these. There’s generally one book that I utterly forget to include, remember two days later, and curse myself for leaving out. And this year, I’m throwing in some thoughts on music, so that should offer even more opportunities for retrospective regret. I’m getting in just under the wire with this one, yes indeed.
Afternoon Bites: Stanislaw Lem Revisited, Emily St. John Mandel, Vi Khi Nao’s Latest, Annie DeWitt, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the fiction of Stanislaw Lem, reading recommendations from Emily St. John Mandel, and more.