In our morning reading: thoughts on Rachel Kushner’s new novel, new writing by Scaachi Koul, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Philip Roth, Tommy Pico’s Latest, Masha Gessen Interviewed, Courtney Barnett, and More
In our afternoon reading: exploring Philip Roth’s life and work, thoughts on Tommy Pico’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Vandana Singh, Janelle Monáe Interviewed, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Latest, Zadie Smith, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of collections by Vandana Singh and Zadie Smith, an interview with Janelle Monáe, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Patrick Nathan, Zadie Smith’s Latest, Kathleen Collins, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s Collaborations, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Patrick Nathan’s new novel, thoughts on Kathleen Collins’s film, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Harry Matthews, Chelsea Hodson Nonfiction, Zadie Smith, Dystopian Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Harry Mathews’s final novel, new writing from Chelsea Hodson and Brandon Stosuy, and more.
Morning Bites: Roxane Gay Nonfiction, Rachel Lyon Interviewed, Zadie Smith, Laird Barron on Film, and More
In our morning reading: nonfiction by Roxane Gay, interviews with Rachel Lyon and Benjamin Percy, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Zadie Smith’s Latest, Michelle Cruz Gonzales Interviewed, Jeremy Robert Johnson, John Cage Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: reviews of works by Zadie Smith and John Cage, revisiting the life of Nicanor Parra, and more.
Welcome to February. When looking at the books we’re most excited about for this month, it’s difficult to find a common thread. There are revelatory books that help explain some of the most contentious issues of our time; there are also surreal works of fiction that turn the familiar into the utterly bizarre. These are narratives that unfold in unexpected ways, whether real or imagined–and whether the corners of the world that they illuminate are urgent or obscure, they offer […]