In our morning reading: thoughts on J. Robert Lennon’s new books, an interview with Elle Nash, and more.
What does April have in store for avid readers? Mind-expanding fiction, incisive nonfiction, and emotionally affecting poetry — and that’s just the beginning. What is perhaps most notable about this month’s intriguing books is how wide a range they cover, from traditional to experimental. Regardless of where your own tastes fall, there’s likely something due out this month that will get your attention. Here’s a look at some of the April books that have piqued ours.
In our morning reading: interviews with Shy Watson and Archie Shepp, thoughts on J. Robert Lennon’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lauren Beukes, J. Robert Lennon Fiction, Chris Kelso, Bad Brains Revisited, and More
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.