In our afternoon reading: an interview with Colin Winnette, thoughts on books by Karen Lord and Ismail Kadare, and more.
Well, it’s the start of a new year. Ostensibly, it’s a time for resolutions, for carefully mapping out goals and milemarkers for the months to come. It’s also, as we write these words, brutally cold, and thus the perfect time to find somewhere warm and sit down with a good book. Thankfully, January has plenty of excellent-looking ones due out that should get you through this cold spell, and the cold spells still to come.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Colin Winnette, Joanna C. Valente, and Katherine Faw; and much more.
Morning Bites: Mairead Case, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Neko Case on Metal, Colin Winnette Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: a review of Mairead Case’s novel, Neko Case on heavy metal, Jim Ruland on 2015 in books, and more.
We’ll be taking a short break to ring in 2016; normal posting will resume on Saturday.
Afternoon Bites: Joan Didion, Tanwi Nandini Islam Interviewed, Jamie Iredell’s Playlist, Ben Chasny’s Book Tour, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the new Joan Didion biography and Colin Winnette’s latest novel, interviews with Tanwi Nandini Islam and Ben Chasny, and much more.
In our Friday morning reading: interviews with Karolina Waclawiak, Colin Winnette, and Scott Snyder; talking poetry with Natalie Eilbert, new writing from Megan Mayhew Bergman, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Wikipedia Printed, Joni Tevis’s Latest, Pavement Reissues, Gary Panter Interviewed, and More
In our Friday afternoon reading: reviews of new books by Joni Tevis and Colin Winnette, an interview with Gary Panter, checking in with Pavement about their reissue series, and more.
Morning Bites: Mary Ruefle, A Guide to Judy Blume, Colin Winnette’s Playlist, Afropunk Festival, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Mary Ruefle and Sara Lippmann, Natalie Eilbert on a pair of books from Aaron Apps, a guide to the books of Judy Blume, and more.