With the arrival of February, it feels like 2020 is getting into high gear, for better or for worse. A cursory glance at the month’s most anticipated new books could best be described as eclectic: there are experimental and transgressive works here, along with career-spanning tomes and thematically ambitious works of fiction. If this is a harbinger of what the rest of the (literary) year looks like, it’s a good omen.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Mark Doten’s new novel, interviews with Valeria Luiselli and Peter Stenson, and more.
It was cold the morning after it was announced David Bowie had died. Not surprising since I live in New York City and it happened in January. Yet I found myself standing outside my apartment around six in the morning, gym clothes on, not really dressed to be idling around. I put on The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, which I’ve listened to countless times since I was about 13, and simply referred to […]
In our morning reading: interviews with Teddy Wayne and Alan Moore, thoughts on Nick Cave’s new album, and more.
In our afternoon reading: notes on “Mildred Pierce,” Gabino Iglesias’s tips for a good reading, nonfiction from Shawn Vestal, and more.
In our morning reading: Rachel Kushner and Dana Spiotta in conversation, interviews with Sean H. Doyle and Helen Oyeyemi, and more.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Bowie, a musical Rick Moody project, news from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and more.
This Sunday at KGB, we are proud to present readings from four of our favorite writers: * Joshua Mohr * Teddy Wayne * Kathleen Alcott * Matt Dojny Should you need additional reading material to get you excited, might we point you in the direction of our recent interview with Joshua Mohr? Or a consideration of pop stars in fiction, including Teddy Wayne’s Johnny Valentine? Or fiction from Kathleen Alcott or Matt Dojny? KGB is located at 85 East 4th […]