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.
Afternoon Bites: Gabriel Blackwell, Jeff VanderMeer on Writing Camp, Molly Rose Quinn Interviewed, Chuck Wendig, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Gabriel Blackwell and Molly Rose Quinn, storytelling tips from “Stranger Things,” and more.
June 2016 brings with it a host of eagerly anticipated books–everything from a history of the great Chicago space The Empty Bottle to new novels by longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorites Alexis M. Smith and Gabriel Blackwell. June also brings with it candid memoirs, debut novels, cosmic horror, and fictional takes on everything from South Africa’s recent history to the planet’s future. Here’s a look at some of the books that have caught our eye for the month to come.
Morning Bites: “Madeleine E.” Reviewed, Brian K. Vaughan Interviewed, Anthony Trollope Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Gabriel Blackwell and Anthony Trollope, new writing from Kathryn Schulz, and more.