In our morning reading: reviews of books by Stephen Markley and Fuminori Nakamura, new writing by Troy James Weaver, and more.
Morning Bites: Jennifer Baker, Samanta Schweblin Fiction, Sharma Shields Recommends Books, Constance Squires, and More
In our morning reading: Jennifer Baker on great short story collections, new fiction by Samanta Schweblin and Troy James Weaver, and more.
In our morning reading: writing by Chelsea Hodson and Troy James Weaver, books on children and migration, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Samantha Irby, Shy Watson Interviewed, William Boyle, Robert Aickman Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Samantha Irby, a playlist from William Boyle, and much more.
Morning Bites: Morgan Parker Nonfiction, Michael J. Seidlinger, Revisiting Miles Davis, Laura van den Berg, and More
In our morning reading: nonfiction by Morgan Parker and Laura van den Berg, an excerpt from Troy James Weaver’s novel, and more.
I was fifteen, standing on a step ladder in my parent’s closet, holding my dad’s gun to my head. No, wait, maybe I was sixteen? Either way, there was me and this ladder and this nine-millimeter to my temple. The ladder was ‘cause Dad kept the gun on top of a large dresser. The gun was ‘cause I was done with the bullshit. What happened next doesn’t matter, because it didn’t end there – all the angst and inner turmoil, […]
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Jonathan Russell Clark’s new book about 2666, writing by Paula Bomer, and much more.
What does the literary aspect of March 2018 look like? The word expansive comes to mind. New works by longtime favorite writers, incisive cultural histories, and powerful works in translation are all appearing in bookstores this month–an impressive array of books for a wide variety of readers. Here are a few of the titles that we’ll be on the lookout for this month. (All release dates and artwork are subject to change.)