In our morning reading: revisiting the work of Iris Murdoch, Steve Almond discussed his book about “Stoner,” and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting John Williams, Team Dresch, Mark Hollis Remembered, Kiese Laymon, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of novels by John Williams and Ryan Chapman, notable Afro-Caribbean writers, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Bridgett M. Davis, exploring the histories of Sub Pop Records and John Williams, and more.
Afternoon Bites: PJ Harvey’s Poetry, Kevin Young Interviewed, Dolan Morgan’s Playlist, Terry Riley Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: news of a book of poetry from PJ Harvey, interviews with Kevin Young and Terry Riley, a playlist from Dolan Morgan, revisiting Stoner, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Louise Glück, Ben Lerner, Nina McConigley Interviewed, New Wendy C. Ortiz Writing, The Gotobeds, and More
Poetry from Louise Glück, a profile of Ben Lerner, new writing from Brian Evenson and Wendy C. Ortiz, interviews with Shane Jones and Nina McConigley, and more.
Posted by Tobias Carroll This is the second of two lists of the books I read this year that I most enjoyed. Here, the focus is on older books that I first encountered this year; strangely, the focus here is much more on fiction than on my other list, and I’m a little uneasy that this list is far more dude-heavy than its counterpart. I wasn’t entirely sure where to fit Michael Kimball’s Us, an older novel revised for its […]