In our morning reading: thoughts on the new Irreversible Entanglements album, a playlist from Sean Michaels, and more.
We were recently conversing with a writer about their new book for an interview to run on this very site when they noted — very aptly — that time seems to be especially accelerated this year. Or, to phrase it a bit differently: how exactly is it September already? At least one of the people involved with running this site is still pretty sure it’s still 2022. It’s baffling. Anyway, here are some books due out this month. We’re pretty excited to read them.
Afternoon Bites: Hilary Leichter Interviewed, Emily Carroll’s Latest, J.D. Salinger and Copyright, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Hilary Leichter, recommended books in translation, and more.
Weekend Bites: Brandon Taylor Interviewed, Sean Michaels, Amina Cain and Patty Yumi Cottrell, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Brandon Taylor and Sean Michaels, thoughts on how best to support musicians, and more.
New year, new books. January offers plenty of new titles to choose from, ranging from unsettling dystopias to thought-provoking works of nonfiction to boldly experimental literary works. Some of the books we’re most excited to read this month are from old favorites of ours; others are from writers whose work we’re eager to read for the first time. Here’s a selection of some of the January books we’re looking forward to.
In our latest week-in-reading column, we look at new novels from Ottessa Moshfegh, Sean Michaels, and Lynn Lurie.
Morning Bites: Bedhead Retrospective, John Darnielle Interviewed, Mira Gonzalez, Sean Michaels and Carey Mercer, and More
A look back at the music of Bedhead, Sean Michaels interviewed Carey Mercer, poetry from Mira Gonzalez, an interview with John Darnielle, and more.
Morning Bites: Atticus Lish, Sarah Gerard’s Latest, A Charles D’Ambrosio Essay, Girlpool Interviewed, and More
Reviews of Atticus Lish’s new novel and Cult of Youth’s new album; an excerpt from Sarah Gerard’s forthcoming Binary Star; Sean Michaels and Sofia Samatar on winning awards; and more.