In our morning reading: an excerpt from Marc Ribot’s memoir, an interview with Maggie Smith, and more.
Morning Bites: Matthew Salesses Interviewed, Lauren Oyler, Ellen Datlow on Short Fiction, Georges Perec, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Matthew Salesses, poetry by Georges Perec, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Adam Wilson’s Recommendations, Ellen Datlow, Sufjan Stevens’s Latest, Catherine Lacey, and More
In our afternoon reading: book recommendations from Adam Wilson, an interview with Catherine Lacey, and more.
Morning Bites: Tara Isabella Burton, Kali Fajardo-Anstine Interviewed, Toni Morrison Remembered, Ellen Datlow, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction by Tara Isabella Burton and Kim Kelly, interviews with Kali Fajardo-Anstine and Ellen Datlow, and more.
Haunted Nights, a new anthology from editors Ellen Datlow and Lisa Morton, takes as its subject a logical blend of genre and setting: namely, horror fiction centered around Halloween. Stylistically, this encompasses a wide range of tales, from riffs on the origins of the jack o’ lantern to stories of supernatural revenge to “The First Lunar Halloween,” which moves off of Earth and into the cosmos. Among the writers included: Brian Evenson, Stephen Graham Jones, Pat Cadigan, and John Langan. […]
The books that have gotten our attention for the month of October are a wide-ranging bunch, ranging from eagerly anticipated works from literary titans to bold voices from across the globe appearing in translation. Here’s a look at some of the works that we’re most excited about for the weeks to come.