In our morning reading: revisiting the life of Walter Tevis, an interview with Eddy Boudel Tan, and more.
Picture the suburbs. Perhaps it’s wide streets that flatten out the light. Perhaps it’s the tight-knit, loving and irritated family in a huge, yet cozy house: the McCallisters in Home Alone or the Griswolds in Christmas Vacation. Perhaps it’s Carolyn Burnham’s pruning shears matching her gardening clogs in desperate unhappiness in American Beauty. Or perhaps it’s your childhood, your adulthood, your home.
In our afternoon reading: new work by Namwali Serpell and Rob Hart, the Kirkus Prize finalists revealed, and more.
Morning Bites: Jesmyn Ward Nonfiction, Tom McCarthy, Stephen Graham Jones’s Latest, Kaveh Akbar, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Jesmyn Ward and Tom McCarthy, thoughts on Stephen Graham Jones’s latest novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Blake Butler, Melissa Febos Nonfiction, Erica C. Barnett, William Basinski’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Blake Butler’s new novel, an essay by Melissa Febos, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on new books by Maria Dahvana Headley and Daisy Johnson, an interview with Lucie Britsch, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Nate Marshall, Chloe N. Clark’s Collection, Paul Tremblay, Marie NDiaye Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Nate Marshall, fiction by Marie NDiaye, and more.
Morning Bites: Carmen Laforet Revisited, Jason Molina, Literary Suburbs, Tola Rotimi Abraham, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting the work of Carmen Laforet, discussing literary canons, and more.