In our morning reading: thoughts on Mónica Ojeda’s fiction, an interview with Adrian Nathan West, and more.
According to rodent-based prognostications, we’re in for six more weeks of winter. So if the pandemic wasn’t keeping us inside, the weather just might. It’s never a bad time to get some reading done, but — this might be a better time than usual, is what we’re saying. And so, some book recommendations; heavy on the fiction this month, and heavy on the surreal side of fiction at that. Here are some suggestions for when you head to the bookstore in the coming weeks.
Afternoon Bites: Mesha Maren on Writing, Buki Papillon’s Debut, Adrian Nathan West Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Mesha Maren and Adrian Nathan West, the world of manuscript theft, and more.
Morning Bites: Lucille Clifton’s Memoir, Adrian Nathan West’s Latest, Peter Markus Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Lucille Clifton and Joy Williams, an interview with Peter Markus, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Maria Dahvana Headley, Angela Chen Interviewed, Sufjan Stevens, Lee Durkee’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Maria Dahvana Headley and Angela Chen, thoughts on Lee Durkee’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: Tricky’s Memoir, Carmen Maria Machado Interviewed, Garth Greenwell on Jean Stafford, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Tricky’s memoir, a conversation with Carmen Maria Machado, and more.
Afternoon Bites: William Eggleston, Erasure Poetry, Louise Erdrich, Translating Rainald Goetz, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking music with William Eggleston, interviews with Louise Erdrich and Carmen Maria Machado, and more.
And here we are. It’s November, and the weather is finally starting to feel like it’s fall outside. That’s always a plus. As the proverbial (or literal) mercury drops, it’s turning into the time of the year when bundling up with a book is essential. Whether you’re looking for astute observations on society and culture or lost classics brought back into print, we’ve got some suggestions as to what books due out this month might be of interest.