We’re so ready for September, especially since it’s the signifier of the start of autumn! We’re ready for pumpkin spice and everything nice, but even more than that, we’re excited to be enveloped by the perfect weather to snuggle up on the couch under a soft, fluffy blanket and spend the day cracking open a […]
Lots of great fiction this month on the show, starting with The House of Fortune, Jessie Burton’s fabulous follow-up to her bestseller, The Miniaturist. NAACP Image Award winning author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton (The Revisioners) transports us to 1950s San Francisco in On the Rooftop. We have a pair of unforgettable debuts with The Old Place, […]
“I already had a kind of Don Quixote set up in mind. And so I was like, Wouldn’t it be funny if Arthur was the sort of Sancho Panza in this? I’ll just barely touch on it and see where it goes. And I thought he needs someone totally full of himself to shake him […]
“I think it’s really important to remember that poetry has always sort of existed in the moment. It’s full of the life that we’re living right now. It is a remnant of the life that we’re living right now. You know, distilled moments, it’s the mess of our life. It’s all of those things. And […]
The author of “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Book Bookstore” returns with a book that is (and isn’t) about a humble loaf of bread. A conversation with Kevin Nguyen.