So it’s June. We’ll be honest — this was unexpectedly delayed from earlier in the month and then delayed again. It’s an unsettling time out there, for so many reasons. Here are some books due out this month. We’re excited about them. Maybe you will be, too. Maybe you’ll find something in one of them to better understand the world; maybe you’ll find something in one of them to give you a moment of levity during a trying time.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Melissa Broder’s new novel and Grouper’s new album, an excerpt from Zora Neale Hurston’s newly-published book, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with André Aciman and Mohsin Hamid, fiction by Rita Bullwinkel, and more.
Comparisons to the likes of Stereolab and Neu!, from a group associated with The Clean and The Chills? Evidently, we need to pick up this reissue of Snapper’s self-titled EP. Amy Benfer on the seventieth anniversary of The Little Prince. Tomorrow is Record Store Day; tomorrow will also mark the closing of Williamsburg’s Sound Fix, which will be sorely missed. Freeloading author Chris Ruen conducted a wide-ranging interview with Sound Fix owner James Bradley. Identity Theory has a pair of poems from […]