In our morning reading: talking books with Emma Straub, thoughts on Ocean Vuong’s latest, and more.
April is upon us, and with it the prospect of something akin to spring and a host of memorable new books. A lot of poetry has caught our eye this month, as well as some long-awaited works of nonfiction. Not to be outdone, we’re also intrigued by some works of fiction that transform old stories into something new. Read on for a selection of what has our attention.
Morning Bites: Ocean Vuong Poetry, Kieron Gillen, Esmé Weijun Wang on “Rogue One,” Pandemic Films, and More
In our morning reading: new poetry from Ocean Vuong, films dealing with the pandemic, and more.
Morning Bites: Ocean Vuong’s Novel, Vi Khi Nao and Ali Raz, Translating Olga Tokarczuk, Stephen Graham Jones, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Ocean Vuong’s novel, talking translation with Jennifer Croft, and more.
In our morning reading: delving into Ocean Vuong’s debut novel, reviews of books by John Domini and Juliet Escoria, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ocean Vuong Interviewed, Lidia Yuknavitch, Ryan Chapman Interviewed, Melissa Febos, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ocean Vuong and Melissa Febos, thoughts on the fiction of Marguerite Duras, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ocean Vuong and Leni Zumas, a dispatch from a Debbie Harry reading, and more.
What does the month of June have in store for us? When it comes to books, plenty. A few debut novels we’ve been excited about since they were first announced, some new works by longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorites, and some works in translation that promise to expand our horizons. Here’s a look at some of the books that have us most intrigued for the month to come.