In our weekend reading: an interview with Brontez Purnell, thoughts on emotions in fiction, and more.
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Bette Howland’s memoir, thoughts on Claude McKay’s fiction, and more.
A new year, and plenty of new books to go along with it. The works that have us the most excited this month are a wide-ranging bunch, encompassing memoir, uncanny translated fiction, and groundbreaking explorations of the craft of writing. There’s plenty to keep you hooked this month, when it comes to noteworthy books; here’s a look at some of the ones that have us especially intrigued.
Afternoon Bites: Bette Howland Revisited, Chigozie Obioma Interviewed, Devendra Banhart’s Recommendations, and More
In our afternoon reading: looking back at the writings of Bette Howland, an interview with Chigozie Obioma, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Bette Howland, Vanessa Veselka Nonfiction, Sarah Rose Etter, MRR’s Legacy, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Bette Howland and Sarah Rose Etter, new writing from Vanessa Veselka, and more.
Morning Bites: Mary Miller Interviewed, Ted Chiang, Bette Howland Fiction, Nicholas Mancusi, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Mary Miller and Nicholas Mancusi, fiction from Bette Howland, and more.
Morning Bites: Bette Howland, Best Translated Book Awards, Idra Novey Poetry, Donald Newlove, and More
In our morning reading: exploring the fiction and legacy of Bette Howland, an interview with Juliet Grames, and more.
What does the month of May have to offer, in terms of books? Plenty. From moving works of nonfiction to eagerly awaited novels to new editions of cult classics, there’s plenty to captivate readers seeking out a variety of literary experiences. What follows is a look at several of the books that have our attention for the month to come, spanning a wide range of styles and tones.