In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Karl Taro Greenfeld, new writing by Olivia Laing, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Leslie Jamison Interviewed, Olivia Laing, Rachel Lyon Fiction, Literary Chicago, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Leslie Jamison and Fatma Aydemir, 15 great books from Chicago, and much more.
Morning Bites: Can Xue’s Latest, Phil Elverum Interviewed, Paul La Farge, Lynn Steger Strong Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Can Xue, Paul La Farge, and Olivia Laing; an interview with Phil Elverum; and more.
It’s been a great year for nonfiction so far, with work that’s encompassed everything from memorable and harrowing true-life stories to formally bold takes on everyday topics. What follows is a look at some of the nonfiction books that have gotten our attention in the first half of this year.
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Olivia Laing and Wendy C. Ortiz, interviews with Ben Watt and Stephen Graham Jones, and more.
Afternoon Bites: New Porochista Khakpour Nonfiction, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Sarah Rose Etter Fiction, Olivia Laing, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Porochista Khakpour, thoughts on Olivia Laing’s new book, checking in with Kid Congo Powers, and more.
Morning Bites: Dana Spiotta, Sean H. Doyle Interviewed, Helen Oyeyemi, Olivia Laing’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Rachel Kushner and Dana Spiotta in conversation, interviews with Sean H. Doyle and Helen Oyeyemi, and more.
The ghost stations of Paris, looking back at Calvin Tomkins’s writings on Gerald and Sara Murphy, Mary Timony’s new band has new music, and more.