In our afternoon reading: thoughts on the fiction of Machado de Assis, a playlist from Katherine Hill, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s June 2020 Book Preview
So it’s June. We’ll be honest — this was unexpectedly delayed from earlier in the month and then delayed again. It’s an unsettling time out there, for so many reasons. Here are some books due out this month. We’re excited about them. Maybe you will be, too. Maybe you’ll find something in one of them to better understand the world; maybe you’ll find something in one of them to give you a moment of levity during a trying time.
Morning Bites: Machado de Assis Revisited, Gabrielle Bellot, Rebecca Dinerstein Knight’s Playlist, Run the Jewels, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting the writings of Machado de Assis, new writing by Gabrielle Bellot, and more.
Morning Bites: Machado de Assis, Jami Attenberg’s Latest, Marlon James, Hanif Abdurraqib’s Playlist, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Machado de Assis and Marlon James, talking with Jami Attenberg about her next novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Revenge of the Translator,” Noémi Lefebvre, Machado de Assis Revisited, Babak Lakghomi Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on translation and narrative, reviews of books by Noémi Lefebvre and Machado de Assis, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Roxane Gay Interviewed, Chelsea Hodson, Great Music Books, Machado de Assis, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Roxane Gay, Chelsea Hodson on her early essays, and much more.