This month brings with a host of bold nonfiction, including books in which talented writers shine a light on the creative works that have impressed them over the years, incisive memoirs, and a new collection of writing on race in America. There’s also plenty of innovative fiction due out this month, along with a few works that defy easy description. What follows is a look at several of the books for which we’re excited that are due out in the […]
Morning Bites: Leigh Stein Nonfiction, Nicole Dennis-Benn’s Latest, Robin Sloan Interviews Warren Ellis, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Leigh Stein and Robert Lopez, interviews with Warren Ellis and Brian Evenson, and more.
Weekend Bites: Chelsea Martin Interviewed, Clipping, Writers on Solitude, Anna Noyes, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Chelsea Martin, thoughts on books by Leigh Stein and Anna Noyes, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eileen Myles’s Influence, Emily St. John Mandel, Margaret Eby Nonfiction, J Dilla’s Legacy, and More
In our afternoon reading: the influence of Eileen Myles, new writing from Emily St. John Mandel, an interview with Danielle Dutton, and more.
Weekend Bites: Mark de Silva, Alexandra Kleeman Interviewed, Ranking DeLillo, Leigh Stein, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Mark de Silva and Alexandra Kleeman, new writing from Leigh Stein, and more.
Morning Bites: Leigh Stein Interviewed, Teju Cole, Neil Gaiman on Mary Shelley, Mark Twain vs. German, and More
Interviews with Leigh Stein and Teju Cole, news of a new Sleater-Kinney album, Neil Gaiman on Mary Shelley, and much more in this morning’s reading.
Morning Bites: Edmund White, Brooklyn Book Festival, New Leigh Stein Essay, Alan Moore, and More
New writing from Leigh Stein, an excerpt from Edmund White, Alan Moore’s mammoth novel, an interview with Karen O, and more.
Almost Live at Mellow Pages: Leigh Stein
In this episode we sit down with Leigh Stein, author of the novel The Fallback Plan, a book of poems, Dispatch From The Future, and co-host of the reading series[with Sasha Fletcher] The Book Report. We talked with Leigh about writing memoir, dealing with trauma/grief and how that affects the process of writing, her new venture called BinderCon, standing up to online misogyny in the literary community, and a gang of other things–including Civil War reenactments. We can safely say […]