To date, 2015 has been a good year for nonfiction. If your penchant is for works that deal with complex issues in our society, you’ll have plenty to read; if you prefer books that explore the substance of a life through inventive narratives, you’ll find plenty to enjoy as well. What follows is a selection of some of the nonfiction that’s been released this year that’s impressed us the most.
Afternoon Bites: Atticus Lish, Margaret Lazarus Dean’s Playlist, Black Mountain, Tracy O’Neill Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Atticus Lish, Jeff Jackson recommends films and books, the overlap between literature and art, a playlist from Margaret Lazarus Dean, and more.
Afternoon Bites: New Justin Taylor Fiction, Breakfast Sandwiches, Jen Doll Interviewed, Outdated Futures, and More
In our Monday afternoon reading: new fiction from Justin Taylor, an interview with Jen Doll, notes on the influence of Douglas Adams, and more.