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.
Asking Permission, or, My Education in Copyright Law
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 I’d conducted dozens of hours of interviews and cited over a hundred texts and unpublished letters.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.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s March 2020 Book Preview
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.