In our weekend reading: thoughts on Akwaeke Emezi’s new novel, an interview with Neil Gaiman, and much more.
Weekend Bites: Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Kristine Ong Muslim Fiction, Jo Walton, Laird Barron Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: a playlist from Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, fiction by Kristine Ong Muslim, thoughts on the fiction of Jo Walton, and more.
Morning Bites: Roxane Gay Nonfiction, Rachel Lyon Interviewed, Zadie Smith, Laird Barron on Film, and More
In our morning reading: nonfiction by Roxane Gay, interviews with Rachel Lyon and Benjamin Percy, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Barbara Comyns, Mark Doty Nonfiction, Richard Chiem, Laird Barron Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting the writings and art of Barbara Comyns, new work by Richard Chiem, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Carmen Maria Machado’s Recommendations, Laurent Binet, Nick Antosca Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: story recommendations by Carmen Maria Machado, talking horror with John Langan and Laird Barron, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Jeffery Renard Allen, an interview with Tracy O’Neill, thoughts on Mary Miller’s fiction, and more.
This may be our largest single month book preview. But then again, this October looks like an unusually strong month for books, whether you’re looking for unsettling fiction in translation, incisive cultural histories, or speculative fiction that takes some of our current concerns to their logical ends. And it wouldn’t be October reading without a couple of glimpses into the uncanny as well. Read on for a glimpse of the books that have caught our attention for this month.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with Chloe Caldwell, Laird Barron on Peter Straub’s “Koko,” and much more.