It’s a new year, and with that new year comes a host of new books. From fiction that might shed a light on ongoing political debates to incisive essays between the relationship between creativity and commerce, there’s something for nearly everyone on our list of books that have gotten our attention for this month. And it’s very likely that you’ll see some of these names pop up again on our anticipated books lists in the year to come–no less that four […]
Morning Bites: Zadie Smith on Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Edith Wharton and Celebrity, Han Kang, The Gotobeds’ Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Zadie Smith on the writings of Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, an interview with Marilynne Robinson, new nonfiction from Navneet Alang, and more.
Morning Bites: Nnedi Okorafor, Ta-Nehisi Coates on “Black Panther,” Adapting Stephen King, Han Kang, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the fiction of Nnedi Okorafor and Han Kang, an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, and much more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting Paul Bowles, Publishing and Diversity, Idra Novey Interviewed, Han Kang, and More
In our morning reading: Amanda Petrusich on the subject of Paul Bowles, a discussion of publishing and diversity, interviews with Han Kang and Idra Novey, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Szilvia Molnar and Alexander Chee, notes on Brian Evenson’s latest, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Álvaro Enrigue’s Latest, Daniel Clowes, Peter Straub Interviewed, Han Kang, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Álvaro Enrigue and Han Kang, an interview with Peter Straub, and more.
Weekend Bites: Han Kang Interviewed, “The Queen of the Night,” Rachel Cantor, Alex Segura on Crime Fiction, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Han Kang, Rachel Cantor, and Alexander Chee; new nonfiction from Michele Filgate; and more.
Morning Bites: Sofia Samatar, Sheila Heti Interviewed, Porochista Khakpour on Han Kang’s Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Sofia Samatar’s forthcoming novel, an interview with Sheila Heti, revisiting the 1985 Chicago Bears, and more.