In our weekend reading: new writing by Saeed Jones, excerpts from books by Jean Kyoung Frazier and Joe Meno, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Maryse Condé, Valeria Luiselli Interviewed, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Readman’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Maryse Condé, an interview with Valeria Luiselli, and much more.
Readers who enjoy the juxtaposition of the everyday and the surreal will find much to enjoy in Angela Readman’s collection Don’t Try This At Home. There’s a woman who repeatedly bisects her paramour, creating a series of doubles of him, some of which follow wildly disparate paths in life; there’s a women who begins to become Elvis; there are jackalopes. Readman’s unpredictable, bittersweet stories can haunt and delight in equal measure. I spoke with her via email to learn more […]