In our morning reading: an interview with Fatimah Asghar, thoughts on the films of Monte Hellman, and more.
Weekend Bites: Jesse Ball on “Autoportrait,” Naben Ruthnum’s Fiction, Molly Crabapple on Ukraine, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Jesse Ball, recommended works in translation, and more.
Morning Bites: Brenda Lozano’s Fiction, Mat Johnson Interviewed, David Leo Rice’s Playlist, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Brenda Lozano’s new novel, an interview with Mat Johnson, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Adam Levin and Niina Pollari, Bitchin Bajas talk Sun Ra, and more.
Morning Bites: John Langan’s Fiction, Gabino Iglesias’s Latest, Elaine Castillo on John Berger, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by John Langan and Gabino Iglesias, nonfiction by Elaine Castillo, and more.
As of this writing, we are currently hunkered down in an air-conditioned environment, given that the early days of August are a perfect example of why New York Augusts can be, shall we say, dank. Perhaps you’re following our lead; perhaps you’re doing your reading from a front porch, back yard, or beach chair instead. Either way, here are some of our recommendations for August reading. Hopefully, you’ll find something to savor from this list.
Morning Bites: Revisiting James Welch, Dashiel Carrera Excerpted, Dwyer Murphy on Noir Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting James Welch’s work, thoughts on Sheila Heti’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Interviewing Gabino Iglesias, Lynne Tillman’s Memoir, Michelle Tea Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking books with Gabino Iglesias, new nonfiction by Michelle Tea and Cara Blue Adams, and more.