In our morning reading: Garth Greenwell on his writing process; interviews with Elisa Gabbert, Nick Offerman, and Colm Toibin; and more.
There’s a voiceover in The Beginners, where Ewan McGregor’s character compares his romantic partnership to that of his parents. “We didn’t go to this war. We didn’t have to hide to have sex. Our good fortune allowed us to feel a sadness that our parents didn’t have time for and a happiness that I never saw with them.” Nonfiction writer Kent Russell didn’t fight in Vietnam like his father or in Afghanistan like his best friend. He went to […]
In our morning reading: Kate Zambreno interviewed Suzanne Scanlon, notes on books by Kent Russell and Alexander G. Weheliye, talking jazz and religion, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kent Russell Interviewed, Kate Zambreno and Chelsea Hodson, New Guernica Issue, Wendy C. Ortiz on Writing Spaces, and More
In our afternoon reading: Chelsea Hodson and Kate Zambreno in conversation, a new issue of Guernica, the debut of The Offing, interview with Kent Russell and Terry Crews, and more.
The books that we’re most excited for this month are a wildly varied bunch, ranging from work that pushes the boundaries of memoir to a collection of novellas from one of our favorite contemporary authors. Incisive satire, blistering experimental fiction, and journeys into literary history: this March has something for virtually all literary tastes. Read on for some of the highlights of the month to come.