When it comes to books, December often brings the unexpected. This year is no different; even with paper shortages and distribution issues complicating the world of publishing, this month had plenty of notable books to offer. This includes multiple works by certified geniuses and a host of intriguing books in translation. Looking for some cold-weather reading? Read on for our recommendations.
Afternoon Bites: Kathryn Scanlan, A Mighty Blaze, Katie Alice Greer, Ariana Reines Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Kathryn Scanlan and Natalie Diaz, new writing from Ariana Reines, and more.
Weekend Bites: Premee Mohamed, Andrew Krivak’s Latest, Daniel Kehlmann, Yo La Tengo Revisited, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Premee Mohamed and Andrew Krivak, looking back at a great album from Yo La Tengo, and more.
Morning Bites: Jenn Shapland, Alexis Coe on Washington, Daniel Kehlmann, Environmental Writing, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Jenn Shapland, new writing from Alexis Coe, and more.