In our morning reading: thoughts on Nadia Owusu’s memoir, an interview with George Saunders, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sayaka Murata’s Latest, Aspen Words Longlist, Washington, Alexander Chee Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Sayaka Murata’s new novel, a new story by Alexander Chee, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Bryan Washington, Sarah Davachi Interviewed, Lisa Robertson, Daniel Saldaña París Excerpted, and More
In our afternoon reading: Bryan Washington wrote about food, an excerpt from Daniel Saldaña París’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Natalka Burian, Lincoln Michel Fiction, Matthew Salesses, Alden Jones’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Natalka Burian on literary inspirations, new Lincoln Michel fiction, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Jenny Hval’s latest novel, new writing from Robert Lopez, and more.
Weekend Bites: Don DeLillo, Ignyte Award Winners, Peter Mendelsund Interviewed, Laura van den Berg, and More
In our weekend reading: a review of Don DeLillo’s new book, interviews with Laura van den Berg and Peter Mendelsund, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Tiny Nightmares” Excerpted, Katie Kitamura, Karen Russell Interviewed, Gunn-Truscinski Duo, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from “Tiny Nightmares,” talking books with Karen Russell, and more.
And it’s October, home of colder weather, heated political talk, and a growing number of Halloween decorations. Awards season shortlists are growing; so too are lists of seasonally-appropriate scary books. (We’ve got a few of those here as well.) So here’s a look at some of the October books that have caught our attention.