In our afternoon reading: an interview with Hanif Abdurraqib, this year’s Pulitzer winners, and more.
One of the reasons speculative fiction fans are always excited when a new Josh Malerman book is published is that he seems to reinvent himself with every new narrative. Malerman, best know from his bestselling novel Bird Box, explores genre limitations with every book, and A House at the Bottom of a Lake is no different. This could be called a coming-of-age narrative or a submerged haunted house novel, but those would only point so certain things Malerman brings to the table while leaving a lot out.
Morning Bites: Yun Ko-eun, Juan Pablo Villalobos Interviewed, Marian Womack, B.J. Hollars Nonfiction, and More
thoughts on Yun Ko-eun’s newly-translated novel, an interview with Juan Pablo Villalobos, and more.
In our morning reading: a Rumaan Alam book coming to the big screen, Charlie Jane Anders on storytelling, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Javier Marías’s Latest, Jokha Alharthi, Josh Malerman Interviewed, Thomas J. Campanella on Brooklyn, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Javier Marías’s new novel, an interview with Josh Malerman, and more.