In our afternoon reading: an interview with Elizabeth Kadetsky, thoughts on Meng Jin’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Evan Caminiti, Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, Windy & Carl, Elizabeth Kadetsky Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the music of Evan Caminiti and Windy & Carl, interviews with Elizabeth Kadetsky and Amina Cain, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Gabino Iglesias, PEN/Faulkner Award, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Kadetsky Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: writing from Gabino Iglesias and Ta-Nehisi Coates, an interview with Elizabeth Kadetsky, and more.
I’d thought I was done. It had taken me five years to write my first book, a densely researched work of immersion and memoir set in the context of yoga in the 19th and 20th centuries. I’d conducted dozens of hours of interviews and cited over a hundred texts and unpublished letters. It sold as a completed manuscript and took another year to get through edits, production, and blurbs. Who knew there was still more to overcome. And who knew that what I learned from the experience would, many years later, help me confront a traumatic and unspoken fact from my family’s past.
With March upon us, we’re another step closer to spring. What does the month have to offer in terms of new reads? A couple of debut novels we’ve been eager to read for a while, a foray into cosmic horror, some insightful literary criticism — and, of course, pirates. What’s not to like?
Morning Bites: Garth Greenwell, Jazz Fiction, Elizabeth Kadetsky Interviewed, Game Theory Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Garth Greenwell and Elizabeth Kadetsky, thoughts on jazz-inspired fiction, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Patricia Highsmith Revisited, Molly Crabapple, Queens Book Festival Fundraiser, Janice Lee’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a Patricia Highsmith novel; new writing from Molly Crabapple, Kate Zambreno, and Elizabeth Kadetsky; and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Laura van den Berg, Jynne Dilling Martin Interviewed, Mark Doten on “The Infernal,” Kwame Dawes on African Poetry, and More
In this afternoon’s reading: interviews with Laura van den Berg, Mark Doten, Jynne Dilling Martin, and Kwame Dawes; notes on the latest from Sir Richard Bishop; and more.