In our morning reading: the finalists for the John Leonard Award, Dennis Cooper on 2018, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: reviews of books by Hernan Diaz and Lisa Halliday, interviews with Terese Marie Mailhot and Rios de la Luz, and more.
The short stories in Rios de la Luz‘s debut collection, The Pulse Between Dimensions and the Desert, effortlessly shifted from head-spinning visions of the uncanny to stark emotional realism and back again, leaving the reader utterly disarmed along the way. Her new novella Itzá fulfills and expands on the promise of that collection, telling a story of several generations of a family that encompasses everything from the transcendence of magic to the everyday horrors that people are capable of. I talked with de la Luz […]
What does the month of September have in store, as far as books are concerned? A whole lot of intriguing short fiction, for one thing–everything from meticulously-arranged tales of the uncanny to stylistically bold explorations of society. There’s also intriguing new works from some of our favorite writers, from an experimentally-structured work by John Haskell to a collection of lectures by Toni Morrison. As summer segues into fall, here are some book that might help ease you in to sweater […]
In our weekend reading: an interview with Zola Jesus; new writing by Lincoln Michel, Rios de la Luz, and Amber Sparks; and more.
Weekend Bites: Samuel R. Delany’s Journals, Olga Tokarczuk, Rios de la Luz Writing, C.A. Higgins, and More
In our weekend reading: delving into Samuel R. Delany’s journals, a look inside Unnamed Press, new writing from Rios de la Luz, and more.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lethem Interviewed, Downtown Boys, Rios de la Luz Nonfiction, duncan b. barlow, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jonathan Lethem and duncan b. barlow, an interview with Rios de la Luz, and more.
Morning Bites: Bud Smith Fiction, Donald Quist, Jami Attenberg Interviewed, Rios de la Luz Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Bud Smith and Rios de la Luz, an interview with Jami Attenberg, and more.