In our weekend reading: recommendations from Benjamin Myers, interviews with Amia Srinivasan and Rachel Yoder, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Afternoon Bites: Josephine Rowe Interviewed, Man Booker Shortlist, Kelly Luce, Front Matter, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Josephine Rowe, a playlist from Chelsea Martin, lanterns in Morningside Heights, and more.
Morning Bites: Porochista Khakpour, Joanna C. Valente on Editing, Albertine Prize, Derek Walcott Remembered, and More
In our morning reading: new essays by Porochista Khakpour and Joanna C. Valente, Irvine Welsh’s favorite books, and more.
Weekend Bites: Paula Fox Remembered, Chance the Rapper, Object Lessons, Kelly Luce Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: remembering the life and work of Paula Fox, an interview with Kelly Luce, Chance the Rapper on Kevin Coval, and more.
Morning Bites: Brian Evenson, Mitchell S. Jackson Interviewed, Kelly Luce, Juliet Escoria’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Brian Evenson, Mitchell S. Jackson, Kelly Luce, and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting “Giovanni’s Room,” Sharon Jones Remembered, Marcy Dermansky Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Garth Greenwell revisits a James Baldwin classic, Matthew Salesses interviews Marcy Dermansky, new nonfiction from Kelly Luce, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lauren Elkin Nonfiction, Kelly Luce, James Boice’s Latest, Alexandra Naughton Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Lauren Elkin, an excerpt from Kelly Luce’s novel, and more.