In our afternoon reading: an interview with Lauren Beukes, fiction by J. Robert Lennon, and more.
Weekend Bites: Megan Stielstra Nonfiction, Fran Lebowitz Interviewed, J. Robert Lennon, Joe Strummer Revisited, and More
In our weekend reading: new nonfiction by Megan Stielstra and J. Robert Lennon, thoughts on the music of Joe Strummer, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Laura van den Berg and Sara Gallardo, an interview with Forrest Gander, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jessie Chaffee, Indie Booksellers’ Summer Preview, J. Robert Lennon Interviewed, Nina Simone, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Jessie Chaffee’s new novel, an interview with J. Robert Lennon, indie booksellers on the books they’re excited about this summer, and more.
And here we are, on the first of May in the year 2017. What books does May bring with it? Well, let’s see. There are incisive essay collections by the likes of Scaachi Koul and Samantha Irby; there are challenging works in translation by João Gilberto Noll and Rodrigo Fresán, and there’s a new edition of a genre-defying novel by Kirsten Bakis, for starters. Here’s a look at some of the May books that have piqued our interest.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with Melissa Broder, a review of Sofia Samatar’s new novel, fiction from J. Robert Lennon, and more.
Morning Bites: Soldiers’ Books, James Yeh on South Carolina, New Miguel Album, Octavia E. Butler, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by soldiers, confronting racism in South Carolina, J. Robert Lennon on his first novel, revisiting a 1998 interview with Octavia E. Butler, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon Book Tour, Okey-Panky Debuts, Podcasts and Storytelling, Leonard Cohen’s Legacy, and More
In our morning reading: Kim Gordon announces her book tour, thoughts on Leonard Cohen and Miranda July, Okey-Panky makes its debut, new writing from Mairead Case, and more.