In our morning reading: interviews with William Boyle and Eli Valley, new music from Marissa Nadler, and more.
Weekend Bites: Sam Lipsyte Interviewed, Kristen Roupenian, Literary Long Island, William Boyle, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Sam Lipsyte, reviews of books by Kristen Roupenian and William Boyle, and more.
Morning Bites: Guy Gunaratne Interviewed, Ashleigh Young and Chelsea Hodson, William Boyle’s Latest, Laughing Hyenas Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Guy Gunaratne, Porochista Khakpour and Mattilda B. Sycamore in conversation, and more.
Morning Bites: Sarah Weinman, Lisa Locascio Interviewed, Charles Willeford, William Boyle on Brooklyn, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Sarah Weinman’s new book, news of a Charles Willeford film adaptation, and more.
The Lonely Witness, William Boyle‘s new novel, abounds with moral complexity and one of the strongest senses of place you’re likely to encounter this year. Amy, the novel’s protagonist, lives a quiet life in relative isolation in Gravesend–until the return of several people from her past, and a brutal killing, force her to re-evaluate just who she is. It’s a subdued and unnerving narrative, with a host of unpredictable characters, leading to a powerful conclusion. It’s part of a big […]
Afternoon Bites: Samantha Irby, Shy Watson Interviewed, William Boyle, Robert Aickman Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Samantha Irby, a playlist from William Boyle, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: William Boyle, Silent Barn History, Maxim Loskutoff, The Rock*A*Teens’ Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by William Boyle, a history of Silent Barn, and much more.
The month of May has arrived. The temperature is rising, area plants are blossoming; all told, it’s moving from “read indoors by the fire” weather to “read outside in the park” weather. Which is serendipitous, as we have a couple of suggestions for your springtime reading to coincide with the start of the month. They range from insightful looks at music to boldly crafted fiction; there’s also a merman in there. Here’s a look at some of the books that […]