In our morning reading: news of a James Baldwin novel adapted for film, interviews with Juan Martinez and Joshua Cohen, and more.
Welcome to the month of July. Odds are good that your Instagram has a higher-than-usual percentage of images of books read beside water and sand; odds are good that your social media feed abounds with frustration with humidity, public transit delays, and the joys of summer heat. July also brings with it a fascinating assortment of new (and newly translated) books, from thought-provoking fiction to incisive nonfiction. Here’s a look at some of the books that are on our minds […]
Afternoon Bites: Greil Marcus’s Latest, Dorothe Nors, Revisiting Harry Mathews, Eileen Myles, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Greil Marcus’s new book, new music from John Darnielle and Christopher R. Weingarten, a Dorothe Nors essay, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Etgar Keret, Amelia Gray Fiction, Joshua Cohen Interviewed, Childbirth’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: new fiction from Amelia Gray, checking in with Etgar Keret and Joshua Cohen, new music from Childbirth, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates, New Alexis M. Smith Fiction, Hari Kunzru on “Dune,” Adam Wilson on Etgar Keret, and More
In our Monday afternoon reading: an excerpt from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book, Hari Kunzru wrote about Dune, new writing from Jac Jemc and Alexis M. Smith, and more.
Weekend Bites: American Literature, Brazenhead Books, Joshua Cohen Interviewed, Juliet Escoria, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Joshua Cohen and Juliet Escoria, thoughts on books by Jamie Iredell and Kevin Maloney, and much more.
Morning Bites: Ornette Coleman Tribute, “Saint Mazie” Reviewed, Joshua Cohen Interviewed, Bruce Brubaker, and More
In our morning reading: tributes to Ornette Coleman, interviews with Joshua Cohen and Tiffany Scandal, a review of Jami Attenberg’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Joshua Cohen Interviewed, Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Laird Hunt on History, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Joshua Cohen, talking books with Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Binyavanga Wainaina and Janelle Monae, new writing from Laird Hunt, and more.