As of this writing, we are currently hunkered down in an air-conditioned environment, given that the early days of August are a perfect example of why New York Augusts can be, shall we say, dank. Perhaps you’re following our lead; perhaps you’re doing your reading from a front porch, back yard, or beach chair instead. Either way, here are some of our recommendations for August reading. Hopefully, you’ll find something to savor from this list.
In our morning reading: an interview with Emma Ruth Rundle, a fundraiser for D. Foy, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Carlos Niño, thoughts on books by Elle Nash and Gordon Lish, and more.
In our morning reading: Avni Doshi’s book recommendations, talking literature with Vendela Vida, and more.
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Benjamin DeVos and Yan Lianke, an interview with Imbolo Mbue, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Craig Laurance Gidney’s new book, interviews with David Leo Rice and Kevin Barry, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Mark Doten and Kevin Killian, thoughts on a trio of Sun Ra reissues, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Sarah Perry, essays by Veronica Scott Esposito and Jen Doll, and more.