In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Yoss and Maaza Mengiste, an interview with Natalka Burian, and more.
Are we officially in summer reading season now? The summer of 2020 is a summer like few others, and the books due out this July line up with that very well. From surreal fiction to the secret history of boy bands to a tribute to an under-appreciated writer, the books we’re most excited about this month offer an abundance of ways in which to see the world.
Morning Bites: Oyinkan Braithwaite, “My Brilliant Friend” Adapted, John Wray on Wilderness Survival, Yoss, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Oyinkan Braithwaite and Yoss, when wilderness survival and writing fiction converge, and more.
Weekend Bites: Rachel Kushner on “Underworld,” Yoss, New Jersey Lit, Jamie Iredell on California, and More
In our weekend reading: Rachel Kushner revisits “Underworld,” new essays from Jamie Iredell and Yoss, Patrick Stickles and Craig Finn in conversation, and more.