In our morning reading: reviews of books by Maaza Mengiste and Garth Greenwell, an interview with Courtney Maum, and more.
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Emma Copley Eisenberg and Anna Wiener, new fiction from Ben Loory, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Morning Bites: Meng Jin, Gabriel García Márquez’s Journalism, Jeet Thayil, Brian Evenson on Film, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Meng Jin and Jeet Thayil, a film adaptation of a Brian Evenson story, and more.
Weekend Bites: Michael J. Seidlinger Nonfiction, Greg Fox, Writing Burnout, Burial Revisited, and More
In our weekend reading: new nonfiction by Michael J. Seidlinger, thoughts on new music from Greg Fox, and more.
In our afternoon reading: book recommendations from Steph Cha and Crissy Van Meter, an interview with Shopping, and more.
Morning Bites: Jenny Offill Interviewed, Virgina Magidou, Charlee Jacob Remembered, Horse Jumper of Love, and More
In our morning reading: Jenny Offill on writing, news of a new McNally Jackson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jonathan Buckley’s Latest, Farooq Ahmed, Kenning JP García Interviewed, Courtney Maum, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Jonathan Buckley and Farooq Ahmed, an interview with Kenning JP García, and more.