In our morning reading: thoughts on the writings of Forrest Gander, an interview with Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s May 2021 Book Preview
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.
Morning Bites: Laura van den Berg’s Latest, Sara Gallardo, Forrest Gander Interviewed, 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.