In our morning reading: an excerpt from Matthew Specktor’s new book, writing advice from Chang-rae Lee, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jeffrey Ford’s Latest, Kiese Laymon Interviewed, Matthew Specktor Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jeffrey Ford’s new collection, an interview with Kiese Laymon, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Brian Evenson, Matthew Specktor Interviewed, Sally Rooney, Gilbert Hernandez’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on new work by Brian Evenson and Gilbert Hernandez, interviews with Matthew Specktor and Sally Rooney, and more.
This July, your reading might get weird, with a host of new books dealing with mythical history or bizarre futures. Your reading might get insightful, unlocking a new way of seeing the world or an insight about yourself. Or your reading might be relevatory, prompting you to see or hear something familiar in a brand-new way. Here’s what’s on our reading list for this month.
Afternoon Bites: Tariq Shah, Noah Cicero Interviewed, Johnny Stanton, Anna Wiener’s Memoir, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Tariq Shah’s novel, interviews with David Leo Rice and Noah Cicero, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Afternoon Bites: Mohsin Hamid’s Latest, Constance Ann Fitzgerald, John Freeman Gill Interviewed, Joshua Mohr, and More
In our afternoon reading: exploring Mohsin Hamid’s new novel, an interview with Joshua Mohr, and much more.
Morning Bites: Eve Babitz, Booksellers’ Fall Preview, Autofiction, Noah Hawley Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the writings of Eve Babitz, a fall preview from booksellers, a list of great autobiographical fiction, and more.