Daily miscellany

  1. From The Paris Review: This October, Damiani will release The Hungry Years, a collection of photographs by the artist Jack Pierson taken during the eighties at the height of the AIDS epidemic and featuring many of his friends.
  2. From Haaretz: The best North Korean films and books to discover in 2017.
  3. Paste Magazine reviews the new Latin American masters of literary horror.
  4. At Rhode Island Public Radio, author Ann Hood reflects on the books that shaped and changed her life.
  5. Rolling Stone reviews Good Booty, where critic Ann Powers goes deep into the history of eroticism in popular American music.
  6. From The New Yorker: Steamy summer reads: Spies, sex, and a total Eclipse. .
  7. At Lit Hub, an excerpt from Paul Lynch’s novel, Grace.
  8. From NPR: A review of The Red-Haired Woman by Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk.
  9. Los Angeles Review of Books reviews A Crack in Creation.
  10. From Omnivoracious: The best nonfiction of August.
  11. From The New York Times: Mystery writer Louise Penny recommends reading her fellow Canadian writer Margaret Atwood: “And I don’t just say that because the government compels me to.”

Author: Ken Booth

I can be found online at kenbooth.net.