In our afternoon reading: a Nobel Prize for Louise Glück, an interview with Edward P Jones, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Leah Hampton, Amy Long Interviewed, Laraaji, “High Flying Bird” Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Leah Hampton and Amy Long, new music from Laraaji, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing by Elle Nash and Sarah Bridgins, an excerpt from Morgan Parker’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: The Messthetics’ Latest, Rachel Eve Moulton, Revisiting “Alay-Oop,” Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the latest album from The Messthetics, an interview with Amy Long, and more.
Amy Long is operating in a world of obstacle, behemoth and power greater than most would muscle against. Strong, diamond clear and intact. There’s the work. I don’t envy her the weight, but do admire.
And lo, we’re in September. Nominally, the weather should start to get cooler; by month’s end, we might just see the first glimmerings of the coziness that autumn brings. What are we looking forward to reading this month? A whole array of books, from new works by old favorites to long-awaited debuts. There’s a lot to look forward to here; what follows is a look at some of the books we’re most excited about.