Vol.1 Brooklyn’s March 2015 Books Preview

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.

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Morning Bites: Philip Roth’s Birthday, Sarah Manguso, Emma Straub At The Museum, Presidential Brackets, And More

Philip Roth was born on this day in 1933. Sarah Manguso talks to Brad Listi at the Other People podcast. Philip Lopate reviews the collection of John Leonard’s essays, Reading For My Life: Writings, 1958-2008, for the New York Times. Emma Straub goes to the Museum of Natural History for Rookie. At Harpers, Scott Horton asks Masha Gessen six questions.  Gessen’s The Man Without a Face is reviewed in this week’s New Yorker . What President Obama’s NCAA brackets say […]

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Morning Bites: More Blake Butler, No 3D Lovecraft, new New Directions and More

  The Observer has a profile on Blake Butler.  Night two of his marathon reading takes place at WORD, tonight. Guillermo Del Toro admitted that his dream project, a $150 million dollar 3D adaptation of HP Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, may never happen. New Directions show off two upcoming books. Sarah Manguso picks Franzen’s Freedom over Teddy Wayne’s Kapitol in the opening round of the Morning News Tournament of Books. The Rumpus talks with Téa Obreht. Sarah Palin […]

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