It’s Friday the 13th! In October! Here are some fantastic short essays and articles to help mark the occasion.
No wind, no bird. The river flames like brass. / On either side, smitten as with a spell / Of silence, brood the fields. In the deep grass, / Edging the dusty roads, lie as they fell / Handfuls of shriveled leaves from tree and bush. ~ “August” by Lizette Woodworth Reese
Described by the New York Times as “a deft and lovely debut,” Sarah Domet’s The Guineveres comes out in paperback on July 11. I sat down with Sarah over some delicious bourbon mules and homemade tater tots to talk.
The unlikely team of Adolphus “Nine Nails” McGray and Ian Frey are on the case again. It’s not perfect, but it’s a strong second outing for the new novelist.
Ten Nonfiction Books That I’ve Recently Added To My To-Be-Read List
noun | non·fic·tion | \ˌnän-ˈfik-shən\ | writing or cinema that is about facts and real events