In our afternoon reading: an interview with Claudia Rankine, scenes from the Spring/Break Art Fair, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting Anna Kavan, Kerri Pierce on Translation, Scaachi Koul Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic from Anna Kavan, new writing by Scaachi Koul, and much 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.
This week, we’re looking at books that have come highly recommended — which isn’t to say that this trio doesn’t turn out to have much in common. In fact, they do, despite being in disparate forms (one collection, one novel, one memoir-slash-essay collection.) All of these books got me thinking about big issues — life, death, how we connect to those around us — you know, the kinds of topics that make for deeply upbeat conversations, and don’t at all […]