In our afternoon reading: delving into book data with Emily St. John Mandel, an interview with Paul Beatty, Wyoming literature, and more.
Morning Bites: Paul Beatty Wins the Booker, Jeff VanderMeer, Moor Mother Interviewed, Adam Fitzgerald, and More
In our morning reading: Paul Beatty’s Man Booker Prize win, an excerpt from Jeff VanderMeer’s next novel, thoughts on Adam Fitzgerald’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: National Book Critics Circle Award Winners, Darryl Pinckney and Zadie Smith, and More
In our morning reading: the National Book Critics Circle Award winners, an interview with Danielle Dutton, crafting a video game inspired by Hamlet, and more.
Morning Bites: Tony Tulathimutte Interviewed, Dana Spiotta, A Paul Beatty Excerpt, Jim Ruland Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Tony Tulathimutte and Livia Llewellyn, fiction from Jim Ruland, and much more.
Morning Bites: Samuel R. Delany’s Birthday, New D. Foy Fiction, Paul Beatty, Janaka Stucky Televised, and More
In our morning reading: celebrating Samuel R. Delany’s birthday, thoughts on Paul Beatty’s new novel, Maura Johnston on Tidal, a trailer for a Jonathan Franzen-produced film, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marlon James on Leaving Jamaica, Paul Beatty, The Genre Wars, Bill Buford on Brooks Headley,and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on Paul Beatty, new writing from Marlon James and Bijan Stephen, Lincoln Michel on the genre wars, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathy Acker, Robert Christgau Interviewed, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, “A Confederacy of Dunces” Staged, and More
In our Tuesday morning reading: notes on Kathy Acker, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, an interview with Robert Christgau, a review of Paul Beatty’s latest, and more.
The books that we’re most excited for this month are a wildly varied bunch, ranging from work that pushes the boundaries of memoir to a collection of novellas from one of our favorite contemporary authors. Incisive satire, blistering experimental fiction, and journeys into literary history: this March has something for virtually all literary tastes. Read on for some of the highlights of the month to come.