In our morning reading: thoughts on the writings of Forrest Gander, an interview with Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and more.
Well, it’s May. The last two weeks have brought to mind both winter and summer; evidently, spring this year is going for more of a median than an actual season. Much like that fluctuation, May brings with it a wide-ranging cohort of books, encompassing everything from bold travelogues to surreal comics. What are we excited about reading this month? Here are a few of the books that caught our eye.
Morning Bites: Revisiting The Cure, Jaime Hernandez, Dmitry Samarov’s Playlist, Revisiting Joni Mitchell, and More
In our morning reading: Jason Heller on The Cure, a playlist from Dmitry Samarov, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: André Alexis, Revisiting “The Tale of Genji,” Forrest Gander’s Recommendations, David Leo Rice, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from André Alexis’s new novel, an interview with David Leo Rice, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Roque Larraquy, Yasunari Kawabata Revisited, Forrest Gander’s Latest, Mitski, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Roque Larraquy and Forrest Gander, exploring the music of Mitski and The Chills, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Forrest Gander on Influences, Ottessa Moshfegh, Chelsea Hodson Interviewed, Julia Dixon Evans, and More
In our afternoon reading: Forrest Gander on his influences, interviews with Ottessa Moshfegh and Chelsea Hodson, and more.
Morning Bites: Forrest Gander, Lori Rader-Day Interviewed, Han Kang’s Latest, Charalambides, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Forrest Gander and Han Kang, nonfiction by Deborah Levy, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Laura van den Berg and Sara Gallardo, an interview with Forrest Gander, and more.