In our morning reading: Garth Greenwell revisits a James Baldwin classic, Matthew Salesses interviews Marcy Dermansky, new nonfiction from Kelly Luce, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Mohsin Hamid and Constance Ann Fitzgerald, an excerpt from Colin Dickey’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: D. Foy Interviewed, Joanna C. Valente, Garth Greenwell on David Szalay’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with D. Foy and Joanna C. Valente, new writing from Oliver Zarandi, and more.
Morning Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Comics, National Book Awards Fiction Longlist, Robert Lopez Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, fiction from Robert Lopez, and much more.
Morning Bites: Drew Magary Interviewed, Garth Greenwell on “Christodora,” Masha Hamilton Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Drew Magary, Garth Greenwell on Tim Murphy’s new novel, nonfiction from Masha Hamilton and Sarah Rose Etter, and more.
Putting together this list of standout fiction published so far this year wasn’t an easy task, mostly because it could just as easily have been twice as long. It’s been a very good year for fiction, whether your tastes head more towards classical storytelling, or narrative innovation, or incisive societal observations. What follows is a list of some of the books published in the first half of 2016 that have impressed us the most.
Morning Bites: Garth Greenwell, American Essays, Katherine Dunn Remembered, Fairy Tales and Literature, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Garth Greenwell, new writing from Eric Boyd and Kristine Ong Muslim, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Louise Erdrich Interviewed, Hilton Als, Jac Jemc Nonfiction, Garth Greenwell, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Louise Erdrich, new nonfiction from Hilton Als and Garth Greenwell, and more.