In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Jeff VanderMeer and Brian Catling, Courtney Maum on literary podcasts, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Virginie Despentes Interviewed, Cynan Jones, David Lynch’s Paintings, Bud Smith, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Virginie Despentes, new writing from Bud Smith, and more.
Recently, MCD Books has begun to establish itself as a home for some of today’s most memorable horror fiction. That’s bolstered by the recent publication of Rachel Eve Moulton’s Tinfoil Butterfly and the forthcoming publication of Andy Davidson’s The Boatman’s Daughter. To learn more about the press’s foray into horror, their aesthetic, and their future plans, I spoke with MCD Books Executive Editor Daphne Durham. Our conversation touched on everything from what constitutes literary horror to the legacies of bygone horror imprints, and includes some details of what you can expect from horror at MCD Books in the future.
Morning Bites: Helen McClory, Steph Cha Interviewed, Warren Ellis, Revisiting Richard Wright, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Helen McClory’s new book, interviews with Steph Cha and Warren Ellis, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon in LA, Francesco Levato, Susan Choi’s Sentences, Brexit and Publishing, and More
In our morning reading: Kim Gordon on life in LA, exploring a Susan Choi sentence, and more.
Afternoon Bites: David Berman, Max Porter’s Latest, Jay Bernard, Ed Brubaker and Megan Abbott, and More
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Berman, thoughts on books by Max Porter and Jay Bernard, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Emily Carroll, Kristen Arnett’s Latest, Sarah Davachi, Books About Bookselling, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Emily Carroll and Kristen Arnett, Steph Post on notable books due out later this year, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sophie Collins, Kaveh Akbar Poetry, David Quantick, Kevin Maloney Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Sophie Collins’s poetry, fiction from Kevin Maloney, and more.