This July, your reading might get weird, with a host of new books dealing with mythical history or bizarre futures. Your reading might get insightful, unlocking a new way of seeing the world or an insight about yourself. Or your reading might be relevatory, prompting you to see or hear something familiar in a brand-new way. Here’s what’s on our reading list for this month.
In our morning reading: fiction by Jeff VanderMeer, interviews with Doree Shafrir, and much more.
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Ben Ratliff’s new book, poetry from Natalie Eilbert, thoughts on an Albert Ayler live album, and more.
In our morning reading: a playlist from Mira Ptacin, new writing from Margaret Eby and Alexandra Molotkow, an interview with Fiston Mwanza Mujila, and more.
In our afternoon reading: notes on translation, interviews with Kristin Hersh and Tracy O’Neill, news of a David Lynch memoir, and more.
In our morning reading: a pair of essential interviews by Sofia Samatar, an interview with Kate Beaton, new writing from Eleanor Kriseman and Naomi Skwarna, and more.