In our weekend reading: a playlist from Te-Ping Chen, thoughts on Yaa Gyasi’s latest novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Emily Schultz on Crime Writing, Yaa Gyasi Interviewed, William Basinski’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Emily Schultz, an interview with Yaa Gyasi, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Yaa Gyasi and Susie Yang, a preview of Jeff VanderMeer’s next book, and more.
Morning Bites: Yaa Gyasi Interviewed, Tochi Onyebuchi, Sasha Fletcher Fiction, Throwing Muses, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Yaa Gyasi, fiction from Sasha Fletcher, and more.
Morning Bites: Yaa Gyasi Interviewed, Jimin Han’s Latest, Madison Smartt Bell, Visiting StokerCon, and More
In our morning reading: conversations with Yaa Gyasi and Madison Smartt Bell, a visit to this year’s StokerCon, and more.
In our weekend reading: interviews with Leland Cheuk and Yaa Gyasi, thoughts on books by Tommy Pico and Margaret Wappler, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alejandro Zambra Interviewed, Yaa Gyasi, Annie DeWitt Fiction, Joanna C. Valente Poetry, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Alejandro Zambra, poetry by Joanna C. Valente and Roberto Montes, and more.
Putting together this list of standout fiction published so far this year wasn’t an easy task, mostly because it could just as easily have been twice as long. It’s been a very good year for fiction, whether your tastes head more towards classical storytelling, or narrative innovation, or incisive societal observations. What follows is a list of some of the books published in the first half of 2016 that have impressed us the most.