In our weekend reading: thoughts on Bethany C. Morrow’s novel, an interview with Amber Sparks, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Caryn Rose on Patti Smith, Solid Sound Festival, Lydia Conklin’s Collection, and More
In our afternoon reading: Caryn Rose on her new book, a report from the Solid Sound Festival, and more.
Literary noir maestro Fuminori Nakamura has always been interested in understanding the psychology of crime, and in My Annihilation he allows that obsession to shape the entire narrative. The result is a dark novel that’s the literary equivalent of a puzzle box; an experimental, relentlessly cerebral story in which every narrator is unreliable, memories are tampered with, and reality is as shifting as points of view.
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the music of Laurie Anderson, an excerpt from Lauren Foley’s new book, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Zin E. Rocklyn’s new book, a story by Matt Bell, and more.
Morning Bites: Bethany C. Morrow On Writing, Andrey Kurkov Interviewed, Remembering Betty Davis, and More
In our morning reading; an interview with Bethany C. Morrow, live Pavement recordings, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Gabrielle Civil’s Recommendations, Rob Hart’s Mystery, Sheila Heti’s Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: book recommendations from Gabrielle Civil, thoughts on Sheila Heti’s new novel, and more.
In our morning reading: books about Ukraine, horror writers on fear, and more.