This February brings with it plenty to savor, literarily speaking. Among the highlights from the month’s books are new works by the writers behind several of our recent favorites, from incisive nonfiction to imaginative fiction. There’s also some bold work appearing in translation for the first time. Here’s a look at some of the books we’re most excited about this month.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Esmé Weijun Wang’s new book, an interview with Snowden Wright, and much more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Esmé Weijun Wang, notes on books by Donald Quist and Mike Faloon, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a conversation between Idra Novey and Esmé Weijun Wang, a playlist from Donald Quist, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: Esmé Weijun Wang and Porochista Khakpour in conversation, an interview with Paul Beatty, and much more.
Last night, the winners of the 2018 Whiting Awards were announced–and among their number were a host of writers whose work we’ve admired for a while.
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Durga Chew-Bose and Esmé Weijun Wang, the aesthetics of library paintings, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Yrsa Daley-Ward, fiction by Aaron Burch, and more.