In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jeet Thayil’s new novel, an interview with Emily Nemens, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kristen Arnett Nonfiction, U.S. Girls, Adapting Iain M. Banks, Jim Ruland Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Kristen Arnett and Jim Ruland, thoughts on adapting Iain M. Banks, and more.
Morning Bites: Lisa Halliday, Sonny Rollins Revisited, Kate Zambreno’s Advice, Iain M. Banks, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Lisa Halliday’s new novel, creative advice from Kate Zambreno, and more.
Weekend Bites: Björk’s Latest, Unconventional Novels, Manuel Gonzalez Fiction, Iain M. Banks, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Björk’s new album, a pair of year-end book lists, and much more.
Weekend Bites: New Mountain Goats, Emily Schultz Interviewed, Kieron Gillen on Terry Pratchett, Global Irish Pubs, and More
In our weekend reading: talking wrestling with The Mountain Goats, Kieron Gillen’s affecting tribute to Terry Pratchett, an interview with Emily Schultz, new writing from Benjamin Percy, and more.
Morning Bites: New Jami Attenberg Writing, Luke B. Goebel Interviewed, Musicians on “White Noise,” Colin Winnette’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Jami Attenberg, wishing Jules Feiffer a happy birthday, musicians discuss DeLillo’s “White Noise,” interviews with Lincoln Michel and Luke B. Goebel, and more.
Morning Bites: Excellent Band T-Shirts, N.K. Jemisin on Speculative Fiction, Literary Mountains, New Oblivians, and More
In our Monday morning reading: Toby Barlow on George Plimpton, thoughts on small books, a review of the new Oblivians album, some excellent band t-shirts, tributes to the work of Iain M. Banks, and more.
#tobyreads: Operatic Space — Robert Sheckley, Iain M. Banks, and Hannu Rajaniemi Journey to Parts Unknown
And some weeks, after reading works about known places, you feel the need to move beyond. In this case, science fiction — and science fiction on a scale that spans worlds, realities, and even the metaphysical.