In our afternoon reading: interviews with Alisson Wood and Aimee Nezhukumatathil, thoughts on Toni Morrison’s legacy, and more.
Apparently it’s August now. Apparently summer has turned the corner and is beginning its slow approach into autumn. Nominally these things are happening, but the passage of time has gotten a bit strange lately. Still, there are plenty of books, and that’s an excellent thing. Do you like powerful, resonant nonfiction? August has that covered. What about surreal, high-concept fiction? Also around. Here are a few of the books we’re most excited about that are due out this month.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Isobel O’Hare and Jess Row, thoughts on Dan Friel’s new album, and more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Hanif Abdurraqib, thoughts on Pharmakon’s new album, and more.
Morning Bites: Igiaba Scego, Max Porter Interviewed, Morgan Jerkins, Vampire Weekend’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on novels by Igiaba Scego and Matt Cardin, an interview with Max Porter, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samuel R. Delany, Morgan Jerkins Nonfiction, Michael J. Seidlinger’s Latest, Dark Blue, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Samuel R. Delany, new writing by Morgan Jerkins and Jason Diamond, and more.
2018 was an excellent year for books, and we’re beginning our look back at the year in culture with some thoughts on the nonfiction books that most impressed us.
Morning Bites: Sergio de la Pava’s Latest, Nnedi Okorafor, Laura van den Berg Interviewed, Jeff VanderMeer, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Sergio de la Pava and Morgan Jerkins, an interview with Laura van den Berg, and more.