In our morning reading: Max Booth III on adapting his own work, a playlist from Crystal Wilkinson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi on Memory, Marlon James Interviewed, Emilly Prado’s Essays, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi and Marlon James, 24 hours in Margaritaville, and more.
Morning Bites: Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s Latest, Said Sayrafiezadeh on “1984,” Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Maurice Carlos Ruffin and Ha Jin, an interview with Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, and more.
Well, it’s August. As you might expect, we have some recommended books for you this month. They don’t have a lot in common; if we were to choose a theme, we might point to an abundance of notable short story collections in this month’s recommendations, but again, these are a relatively wide-ranging bunch. But that also seems like par for the course right now: you might want to read something thought-provoking or you might want to read something escapist. Either way, we have you covered.
Morning Bites: Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi Interviewed, Inside Black Ocean, Kristen Arnett on Writing, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi and Kristen Arnett, thoughts on Alexandra Kleeman’s new novel, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing from Ted Chiang, a report from Jawbox’s first reunion show, and more.
Weekend Bites: Claire G. Coleman, “Slaughterhouse-Five” at Fifty, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, and More
In our weekend reading: reviews of novels by Claire G. Coleman and Edward Carey, thoughts on the Mekons’ new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Laird Barron Excerpted, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Latest, Outsider Art, Steve Erickson, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Laird Barron’s new novel, a look at a new show of outsider art, and much more.