In our afternoon reading: writers on “Frankenstein,” an interview with Lincoln Michel, an excerpt from Michael J. Seidlinger’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Adapting “Alias Grace,” Mitski’s Latest, Kevin Maloney’s Desk, Walter Mosley, and More
In our morning reading: news of a Margaret Atwood adaptation, Lincoln Michel on fictional towns, new writing from Esmé Weijun Wang, and more.
Morning Bites: Danielle Dutton, “An Untamed State” on Film, Surreal Classics, Kevin Maloney Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Danielle Dutton and Kevin Maloney, a film adaptation of a Roxane Gay novel, and more.
Morning Bites: “Under the Volcano,” Revisiting Patricia Highsmith, DeLillo’s Latest, Kevin Maloney, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting novels by Malcolm Lowry and Patricia Highsmith, an interview with Kevin Maloney, and more.
Morning Bites: New Tanwi Nandini Islam Nonfiction, Carrie Brownstein and Questlove, Marie-Helene Bertino on Heroines, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Tanwi Nandini Islam, Maura Johnston, and Marie-Helene Bertino; new fiction from Kevin Maloney; and more.
So far, 2015 has offered more than its share of excellent debut novels. Some of these were the first works we’d heard of from the authors in questions; in other cases, we found ourselves looking at works that fulfilled the promise of the fantastic short fiction that preceded it. Whether on presses large or small, these are some of the debut novels that have caught our attention so far this year.
Afternoon Bites: Sofia Samatar Fiction, Paul Metcalf, Amitava Kumar Interviewed, Kelly Luce, and More
In our afternoon reading: new fiction from Sofia Samatar and Kelly Luce, an interview with Amitava Kumar, Kevin Maloney talks film, 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.