In our afternoon reading: talking books and movies with Jess Row, tributes to Toni Morrison, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Toni Morrison Remembered, Brian Evenson’s Latest, Sarah Weinman Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: looking back at the life and legacy of Toni Morrison, reviews of books by Brian Evenson and Jess Row, and more.
Morning Bites: Patty Yumi Cottrell, T Fleischmann’s Latest, Frances Badalamenti Interviewed, Dror Burstein, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Patty Yumi Cottrell, an interview with Frances Badalamenti, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Toni Morrison Documentary, Titus Andronicus, Shellac’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen, reviews of new albums from Titus Andronicus and Shellac, and more.
Morning Bites: Sylvain Neuvel, Toni Morrison’s Latest, Frank Bill on Screen, Lincoln Michel, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Sylvain Neuvel and Toni Morrison, new writing by Charlie Jane Anders and Lincoln Michel, and more.
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 […]
Morning Bites: Toni Morrison, Sarah Manguso Nonfiction, Charlie Jane Anders Fiction, John Langan Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Toni Morrison, new writing from Charlie Jane Anders and Sarah Manguso, and more.
Spiritualism, Trance Speaking, and the “Legacy of the American Confidence Man”: An Interview With Adrian Van Young
We’ve been admirers of Adrian Van Young‘s fiction since we first encountered his debut collection, The Man Who Noticed Everything. This year has seen the release of his first novel, Shadows in Summerland, which was inspired by the real-life history of 19th-century spirit photographer William Mumler. (We ran an excerpt from it last year.) Told via multiple narrators, the novel follows the convergence of the lives of Mumler, trance speaker Fanny Conant, and a young woman named Hannah in Boston […]