Austin Liti Limits: Brian Kindall

The Austin Liti Limits crew recruits novelist Brian Kindall for the latest in their author interview series. Scott Semegran picks Kindall's brain about his latest, Escaping from Oblivia, publishing books independently, and magical realism in fiction. You can watch the full interview here now. Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Delivering Virtue … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Brian Kindall

Virtual Event Replay: Alyssa Harad, Amber Sparks, Taisia Kitaiskaia, and Porochista Khakpour on Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington. Artist. Painter. Novelist. Trickster witch. We invited acclaimed writers Alyssa Harad, Amber Sparks, Taisia Kitaiskaia, and Porochista Khakpour for a virtual roundtable discussion of the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most elusive creators. They explore the complexities of the many spheres Carrington inhabited and give us a taste of … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Alyssa Harad, Amber Sparks, Taisia Kitaiskaia, and Porochista Khakpour on Leonora Carrington

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Lapvona’

New Ottessa Moshfegh. That's it. That's the post. Stop the presses. Drop everything you're doing. There's a new Ottessa Moshfegh on the horizon. The digital ink on this news hasn't even had time to dry, but I want you to know about it first. I have a few tasty morsels of information (thank you, LitHub) to report … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Lapvona’

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/13)

Joan Didion once said something, like, "we tell ourselves stories to live," and these are exactly the kinds of stories comin' at you this week. Real life and fictional stories that inspire, subvert, enlighten, shock, delight, and everything in between. It's also an excellent preview of the stellar virtual events we're hosting later this month. … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/13)

Virtual Event Replay: Jonathan Meiburg

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, wait, it is a bird! It's the elusive caracara, and this week's virtual event replay celebrates the bird's peculiar evolution and the mysteries it poses about our world's past. A Most Remarkable Creature is the "utterly captivating and beautifully written...exploration of [the caracara], a bird so wickedly smart, curious, and … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Jonathan Meiburg

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/6)

April kicks off with a bang, we're talkin' so many blockbuster releases we don't know where to begin! Stories from Murakami, a true-to-form weird eco-thriller from VanderMeer, Essays from Kushner (wow). But also, there's a slew of debut novels we've been aching to get in your hands (Sanjena Sathian's about to be a household name, … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/6)

Meet the Bookseller: Lindsey

We're bringing back our bookseller series and introducing you to Assistant Manager, LINDSEY! You may have seen Lindsey's incredible staff cards around the store, or been blown away by her badass Halloween costumes. She's worked events, dropped off your curbside orders, and has even been shouted out by customers online for her STELLAR personalized recommendations … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Lindsey

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Bewilderment’

Richard Powers returns this fall with a novel about our dying world and the bewildering prospect of raising a child in it. Uriel hasn't and won't soon forget it. Read more and see why. Psst. Can I tell you a secret? I just finished the new Richard Powers book. Yes, that Richard Powers. The Overstory Richard Powers. Pulitzer Prize and … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Bewilderment’