What’s caught our eye when it comes to new books out this month? For whatever reason, a number of intriguing works in translation top that list. Throw in a new memoir from a longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorite, an incisive cultural study, and a foray into the city’s history and you have a broader range of what we’re excited about in March.
In an era of increasing medical costs, heated political debates over the nature of healthcare, and financial instability, reading about all things medical can be as unsettling as the most unpredictable of horror stories. There have been a host of acclaimed works of nonfiction dealing with their authors’ experiences with illnesses and the medical system in recent years, including Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air, Joshua Mohr’s Sirens, and Porochista Khakpour’s forthcoming Sick. But numerous recent works of fiction have […]
In our afternoon reading: exploring Mohsin Hamid’s new novel, an interview with Joshua Mohr, and much more.
In our morning reading: nonfiction by Joshua Mohr, Maggie Nelson on writing, a review of John Darnielle’s new book, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Joshua Mohr, Patty Yumi Cottrell, and Ian Svenonius; Nan Goldin-inspired nonfiction; and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Morgan Parker and Kate Zambreno, reviews of books by Katie Kitamura and Joshua Mohr, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Joshua Mohr’s new book, essays by Lauren Alwan and George Clarke, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Joshua Mohr and Troy James Weaver, the Story Prize finalists for 2017, and more.