In our morning reading: an interview with Tess Gunty, grant application advice, and more.
Morning Bites: Wolfgang Hilbig’s Fiction, PEN Literary Longlists, Cara Blue Adams Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Wolfgang Hilbig and Isabel Waidner, PEN literary award longlists, and more.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s November 2021 Book Recommendations
What does this November hold for us, in terms of new books? For whatever reason, this month seems to abound with compelling fiction, from gripping tales of characters in flux to immersive explorations of inner lives. Some of the books we’re most excited about are the latest works from writers we admire; others fall into the category of highly-anticipated debuts. As the weather outside gets colder, here are some suggestions for your autumn reading.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s November 2018 Book Preview
And here we go, deeper into fall. Daylight Savings Time looms this weekend, making for shorter days and longer nights; colder temperatures beckon. Does that make it the right time of the year to curl up with a book? Well, sure–but is there ever not a good time of year for that? Among the books we’re most excited about this month are bold riffs on detective fiction, genre-defying narratives, and works of fiction and nonfiction that put politics and culture into sharp relief. Here are some November books (plus a pair from the final days of October) that have caught our eye.
Afternoon Bites: Wolfgang Hilbig, Man Booker Long List, Sarah Davachi’s Latest, Sara Driver, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on a newly-translated book by Wolfgang Hilbig, an interview with Sara Driver, and more.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s June 2018 Book Preview
As June approaches, the temperatures outside are rising, and various dreams of a long spring are dashed until next year. June also brings with it a host of books we’ve been eager to read for a while now, including new books by longtime favorites, structurally bold works that take literature into new places, and short fiction that ventures into surreal and sinister places. Here’s a look at some of the books we’re most excited about for June.
Afternoon Bites: Paul Yoon’s Latest, Melissa Febos, “Election” Revisited, Brandon Hobson, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Paul Yoon, Brandon Hobson, and Wolfgang Hilbig; an interview with Melissa Febos; and more.
Morning Bites: Translating Wolfgang Hilbig, John Keene, Alexandra Kleeman Interviewed, Molly Tanzer, and More and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on translation, interviews with John Keene and Alexandra Kleeman, and more.