In our morning reading: notes on two Joanna Walsh books, Tom Williams discusses menswear, Jessica Hopper on the new album by Grimes, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Luc Sante’s forthcoming book, new fiction from Sara Levine, a Michael W. Clune-inspired video game, and more.
Morning Bites: Chinelo Okparanta Interviewed, Battles’ Latest, Rachel B. Glaser, Robert Kloss, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Chinelo Okparanta, Dennis Cooper, and Robert Kloss; notes on new music from Battles and Lana Del Rey, and more.
To date, 2015 has been a good year for nonfiction. If your penchant is for works that deal with complex issues in our society, you’ll have plenty to read; if you prefer books that explore the substance of a life through inventive narratives, you’ll find plenty to enjoy as well. What follows is a selection of some of the nonfiction that’s been released this year that’s impressed us the most.
Weekend Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates Interviewed, New Roxane Gay Nonfiction, E.L. Doctorow’s Legacy, Wendy C. Ortiz, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Wendy C. Ortiz, new writing from Roxane Gay and Molly Gaudry, new music from Wax Idols, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Tommy Pico and Jamie Iredell, interviews with Jessica Hopper and Jerry Stahl, and much more.
Morning Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson, Jessica Hopper Interviewed, Printing Wikipedia, Zodiac-Inspired Hardcore, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jessica Hopper and Mitchell S. Jackson, printing Wikipedia, a conversation with Jerry Stahl, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kamel Daoud, Elisa Gabbert Interviewed, Dennis Cooper Recommendations, Ornette Coleman Remembered, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kamel Daoud and Elisa Gabbert, reading recommendations from Dennis Cooper, an appreciation of Ornette Coleman, and more.