In our morning reading: talking with Mike Watt, thoughts on the writings of Ismail Merchant and Jess Row, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Toni Morrison Remembered, Brian Evenson’s Latest, Sarah Weinman Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: looking back at the life and legacy of Toni Morrison, reviews of books by Brian Evenson and Jess Row, and more.
August brings with it hotter temperatures, a vision of a more humid life, and the slightest hint that fall might be on the way. August also brings with it a host of thought-provoking books, deftly-translated works from around the world, and imaginative fiction that riffs on contemporary concerns. Here’s a look at some of the books due out this month that have us most excited.
Morning Bites: Jeff VanderMeer Excerpted, Jess Row, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma Interviewed, J. Ryan Stradal, and More
In our morning reading: excerpts from novels by Jeff VanderMeer and Gina Apostol, an interview with Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lidia Yuknavitch, Jason Diamond Nonfiction, Jess Row Interviewed, Binyavanga Wainaina, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Lidia Yuknavitch and Jason Diamond, Yahdon Israel in conversation with Jess Row, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Sonya Chung and Zadie Smith, talking politics with musicians, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathleen Hanna Interviewed, Jess Row, Revisiting “Different Class,” Helen McClory Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: new fiction from Jess Row and Helen McClory, an interview with Kathleen Hanna, and more.
We’ll be on a reduced schedule today due to the holiday; regular posting will resume tomorrow.
Morning Bites: A Lindsay Hunter Excerpt, Black Constellation, Jess Row Interviewed, Chloe Caldwell, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Lindsay Hunter’s new novel, notes on the music of Eritrea, a review of the miniseries adapting Olive Kitteridge, interviews with Jess Row and John Darnielle, reviews of S’s new album and Chloe Caldwell’s new novella, and more.