In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Bruno Schulz’s short fiction, interviews with Hanif Abdurraqib and Dan Sheehan, and more.
And here we are. It’s November, and the weather is finally starting to feel like it’s fall outside. That’s always a plus. As the proverbial (or literal) mercury drops, it’s turning into the time of the year when bundling up with a book is essential. Whether you’re looking for astute observations on society and culture or lost classics brought back into print, we’ve got some suggestions as to what books due out this month might be of interest.
Weekend Bites: Yoko Tawada, Hilton Als on James Baldwin, Mat Johnson Nonfiction, Jim Jarmusch, and More
In our weekend reading: talking with Yoko Tawada, Hilton Als on James Baldwin, thoughts on the new Stooges documentary, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kat Howard, an excerpt of Amy Rose Spiegel’s new book, thoughts on Rivka Galchen’s latest, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” Exquisite Corpse Fiction, Hemingway(s) in Cuba, Atwood on Le Guin, and More
Revisiting Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Zadie Smith and Elif Batuman (among many others) contributed to an exquisite corpse short story, thoughts on Aphex Twin, and more.
Weekend Bites: Rivka Galchen, Debut Novelists, Ariel Schrag’s Latest, Julianna Barwick’s Brewery Collaboration, and More
An interview with Rivka Galchen, and a review of her latest; thoughts on Julianna Barwick’s new EP and Ariel Schrag’s new novel; talking with debut novelists, a profile of Sean Michaels, and more.
Weekend Bites: Richard Ayoade Interviewed, Mother’s Day Lit, Stanley Elkin, Tori Amos’s Latest, and More
Talking literature with Richard Ayoade, thoughts on the new album from Tori Amos and the new book from Rivka Galchen, and more for your weekend reading.
Afternoon Bites: Rivka Galchen, George Saunders Interviewed, New Zealand Pop, Spike Lee on Billy Wilder, and More
Talking with George Saunders, a history of Dunedin pop, thoughts on a Raymond Pettibon art show, Spike Lee on a Billy Wilder classic, and more.