In our afternoon reading: interviews with Susan Choi and Lonnie Holley, looking back at Ray Bradbury’s short stories, and more.
Morning Bites: Yiyun Li Interviewed, PEN World Voices Festival, Victor LaValle on Miles Morales, Maryse Meijer’s Recommendations, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Yiyun Li, new writing from Victor LaValle, book recommendations from Maryse Meijer, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jenny Hval, Nancy Hightower Fiction, Molly Tanzer, Tana French Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jenny Hval’s new novel, an interview with Tana French, and more.
Morning Bites: Translating Wolfgang Hilbig, John Keene, Alexandra Kleeman Interviewed, Molly Tanzer, and More and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on translation, interviews with John Keene and Alexandra Kleeman, and more.
Weekend Bites: Arthur Russell’s Archive, Lisa Lucas Interviewed, Livia Llewellyn, Amanda Petrusich Nonfiction, and More
In our weekend reading: exploring Arthur Russell’s archive, an interview with Lisa Lucas, fiction from Livia Llewellyn, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lorin Stein Talks Denis Johnson, 5 Under 35, Barbara Comyns Revisited, Anna von Hausswolff, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting Denis Johnson’s fiction, reviews of books by Natalie Eilbert and Molly Tanzer, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kelly Link and Jon DeRosa, writers on how Judy Blume influenced them, checking in with Will Chancellor, and more.
This week, the theme is one of reference: nods to other works, incorporation of other continuities, tributes overt and subtle. These books range from horror epics to intimate memoirs; at least one also features a video game based on the lives of the Brontë sisters. So there’s that.