In an era of increasing medical costs, heated political debates over the nature of healthcare, and financial instability, reading about all things medical can be as unsettling as the most unpredictable of horror stories. There have been a host of acclaimed works of nonfiction dealing with their authors’ experiences with illnesses and the medical system in recent years, including Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air, Joshua Mohr’s Sirens, and Porochista Khakpour’s forthcoming Sick. But numerous recent works of fiction have […]
Afternoon Bites: Eugene Lim Interviewed, Chastity Belt’s Latest, Arundhati Roy, Will Johnson Gets Literary, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Eugene Lim and Mark Mothersbaugh, new music from Chastity Belt, and more.