In our afternoon reading: a new essay from Jami Attenberg, an interview with Zadie Smith, new writing from Haley Mlotek, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kate Gavino, Eileen Myles Interviewed, Molly Crabapple’s Memoir, Laddio Bolocko, and More
In our afternoon reading: Kate Gavino on literary crushes, an interview with Eileen Myles, thoughts on music from Laddio Bolocko and Six Organs of Admittance, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on work by Wayne Koestenbaum and Molly Crabapple, Rosie Schaap on punches and cocktails, and more.
Morning Bites: Molly Crabapple Interviewed, Mairead Case, Eula Biss Nonfiction, Ivan Vladislavić, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Molly Crabapple and Ivan Vladislavić, a review of Mairead Case’s novel, and more.
December is traditionally a slow month for new books, to be sure–but that doesn’t mean that it’s devoid of them entirely. In fact, some of the most singular works that have come onto our radar this year boast December release dates, from a politically charged memoir to tales of cosmic horror in the Eisenhower era to a trip through a surreal version of Russia. Read on for thoughts on some of the books we’re most excited about for this month.
Afternoon Bites: Patricia Highsmith Revisited, Molly Crabapple, Queens Book Festival Fundraiser, Janice Lee’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a Patricia Highsmith novel; new writing from Molly Crabapple, Kate Zambreno, and Elizabeth Kadetsky; and much more.
In our morning reading: the National Book Award winners; new writing from A.N. Devers and Rebecca Solnit; and more.
In our weekend reading: Bijan Stephen on Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alexandra Molotkow on rock culture, an interview with Ben Marcus, and much more.