In our weekend reading: reviews of books by Brian Evenson and Josip Novakovich, an interview with Margo Jefferson, and more.
ALL CAPS by Gabriel Blackwell The reasons the woman had threatened the parents of the murdered child were now, she admitted, more or less completely incomprehensible to her. These were not her exact words. I don’t know what I was thinking, your Honor, when I told him . . . She was wearing a blazer and diamond earrings, but the newspapers covering the trial, having already discovered the woman’s social media accounts, chose to run a photo in which she […]
Weekend Bites: Jessie Chaffee, Joanna Walsh Nonfiction, Alexandra Kleeman, Kate Millett Remembered, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Jessie Chaffee and Alexandra Kleeman, fiction by Gabriel Blackwell, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jenny Zhang, Gabriel Blackwell Fiction, Alexandra Kleeman Recommends Books, Achy Obejas, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Jenny Zhang and Achy Obejas, Geoff Dyer on tennis events, and more.
Morning Bites: Marcy Dermansky, Sarah DeLappe Interviewed, Music and Protests, Gabriel Blackwell, and More
In our morning reading: Marcy Dermansky on art, thoughts on music and the Women’s March, and more.
I always get something wrong in these. There’s generally one book that I utterly forget to include, remember two days later, and curse myself for leaving out. And this year, I’m throwing in some thoughts on music, so that should offer even more opportunities for retrospective regret. I’m getting in just under the wire with this one, yes indeed.
Afternoon Bites: Maggie Nelson Interviewed, Gabriel Blackwell’s Latest, Flash Fiction Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Maggie Nelson, great books by immigrant writers, revisiting Gabriel Blackwell’s “Madeleine E.,” and more.
Weekend Bites: Chloe Caldwell, Strange Fiction, Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler Interviewed, Gabriel Blackwell, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Chloe Caldwell, Morgan Parker, and Kevin Barry; recommended strange fiction; and more.