Are we officially in summer reading season now? The summer of 2020 is a summer like few others, and the books due out this July line up with that very well. From surreal fiction to the secret history of boy bands to a tribute to an under-appreciated writer, the books we’re most excited about this month offer an abundance of ways in which to see the world.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Emma Straub, fiction by Mark Doten, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Carrie Gibson and Ishmael Reed, a review of Sarah Moss’s new novel, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Catherine Lacey, new writing by Zack Graham, revisiting the music of Cocteau Twins, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Sarah Weinman and Autumn Christian, an excerpt from Jeremy C. Shipp’s new book, and more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Paul Tremblay, an excerpt from Lisa Locascio’s new novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Iceage’s new album, new writing by Jim Ruland and Jason Diamond, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Elizabeth Crane, fiction by Kristine Ong Muslim, and much more.