In our afternoon reading: Chelsea Hodson and Juliet Escoria in conversation, notes on the new Björk album, Sarah Gerard on the latest from Nell Zink, Rosie Schaap on Sazeracs, and more.
In our Monday morning reading: talking books with Nell Zink, Greil Marcus on Viv Albertine’s memoir, The Millions previews literary 2015, fiction from Lincoln Michel, and more.
Morning Bites: Kazuo Ishiguro on “The Remains of the Day,” Jan Morris’s Favorite Books, Nell Zink, Jeff VanderMeer’s Favorite Reads, and More
In our morning reading: notes on writing from Kazuo Ishiguro, book recommendations from Jan Morris and Jeff VanderMeer, Edan Wilber on the end of Death by Audio, and more.
I felt the need to go back and revisit some of the books on this list I’ve been compiling since January 1st to see how these titles stood up since I spent the first six months of 2014 reading for work, and the second-half mostly for pleasure. What I came away with was the realization that I couldn’t think of another year where new literature brought me so much joy as much as 2014 did. Sure, I was reading a lot […]
Interviewed with Nell Zink and Maxwell Neely-Cohen, Erika Wurth on diversity in publishing, Warren Ellis on author-edited journals, and more.
Morning Bites: Record Collector Lit, Chloe Caldwell’s Latest, Kerry Howley, Diane Cook Interviewed, and More
Thoughts on new books from Nell Zink, Chloe Caldwell, and Kerry Howley; Diane Cook was interviewed about her new collection; new books are due out from Boss Fight Books; and more.
Morning Bites: Denis Johnson Excerpt, Nell Zink, Xylouris White’s Album, Elizabeth Kadetsky on Distraction, and More
In our Monday morning reading: an excerpt from Denis Johnson’s new book, Alexander Chee on gender and reading, thoughts on Nell Zink’s debut and the new album from Iceage, and more.
Whether your taste in books runs towards pastoral meditations on uniquely American themes or surreal stories of bizarre crimes, October will have plenty to offer. Writers reveal stories of favorite bars and beloved tattoos; cult authors return with shifts in style; and first books leave a significant mark. The weather’s getting colder; thankfully, there’s plenty on this list to go along with the seasonal beverage and sweater of your choice.