The summer continues. Whether your preferred mode of summer reading involves being stretched out on a beach, huddled in front of an air conditioner, or resplendent on a park bench, August offers even more notable titles to add to your (literary) tote bag of choice. From smart writing on music to eagerly-anticipated debuts to fiction that offers a memorable perspective on pressing issues of the moment, there’s a lot of intriguing-looking books due out this month. Here’s a look at […]
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Amelia Gray’s new novel, interviews with Megan Stielstra and Moor Mother, and more.
In our morning reading: Megan Stielstra’s friends and family on her work, an excerpt from Jac Jemc’s new novel, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Waxahatchee’s new album and books by Mat Johnson and Victor LaValle, and much more.
In our weekend reading: new writing by Megan Stielstra, interviews with Wendy C. Ortiz and dälek, and much more.
In our morning reading: essays by Megan Stielstra and Sarah McCarry, an East Bay punk documentary, and more.
I needed this. Since the election—no, this whole shitshow of a year—I’ve been cycling between fear and fury. It was good to sit for a second, and breathe, and remember that there’s beauty in the midst of so much mess. What made me laugh. What pushed me to fight. What challenged me to be better; better writer, better teacher, better parent, better partner, better human being on this planet.
Weekend Bites: Leena Krohn, Lincoln Michel Fiction, Mensah Demary Nonfiction, Megan Stielstra on Chicago, and More
In our weekend reading: Elizabeth Hand on Leena Krohn’s fiction; new writing from Mensah Demary, Helen Rosner, Megan Stielstra, and Lincoln Michel; and more.