In our weekend reading: new work by Kristen Radtke and Heidi Julavits, an interview with Esmé Weijun Wang, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Sarah Gerard, literary treasure hunts, writing from Heidi Julavits and Luke B. Goebel, and more.
To date, 2015 has been a good year for nonfiction. If your penchant is for works that deal with complex issues in our society, you’ll have plenty to read; if you prefer books that explore the substance of a life through inventive narratives, you’ll find plenty to enjoy as well. What follows is a selection of some of the nonfiction that’s been released this year that’s impressed us the most.
Afternoon Bites: Heidi Julavits, New Jon DeRosa Music, xTx Interviewed, Emily Schultz’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Emily Schultz, interviews with Heidi Julavits and xTx, new music from Jon DeRosa, a review of Chloe Caldwell’s latest, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Wendy C. Ortiz and Jim Ruland, Heidi Julavits Interviewed, Natalie Eilbert on Poetry, and More
In our afternoon reading: Wendy C. Ortiz and Jim Ruland in conversation, interviews with Heidi Julavits and Natalie Eilbert, a report from AWP, and more.
Morning Bites: Heidi Julavits, Catherynne M. Valente on the Hugo Awards, Lightning Bolt Interviewed, and More
In our Friday morning reading: notes on Heidi Julavits’s new book, interviews with Lightning Bolt and Cal Morgan, Catherynne M. Valente on books and language and politics, and more.
April brings with a host of noteworthy books in a variety of styles. There’s nonfiction from some of the best prose stylists out there, a memoir from a composer who helped refine a now-ubiquitous style, philosophical novels, collections of jarring fiction–there’s plenty for avid readers to delight in this month. What follows are some of our most-anticipated books for this month.
Morning Bites: Wayne Koestenbaum on D.H. Lawrence, Ex Hex’s Latest, Hilton Als & Toni Morrison, Deafheaven Interviewed, and More
Wayne Koestenbaum on Sons and Lovers, Hilton Als interviewed Toni Morrison, new music from Ex Hex, India’s best-sellers, Ali Liebegott on writing for Transparent, and more.