Junot Díaz’s forthcoming collection This is How You Lose Her now has cover art. It appears to be video game inspired.
"By having children, I’ve both sabotaged and saved myself as a writer... Many of the writers I love most were alcoholics. I’ve made my choice, I sometimes think: Wonderful children instead of hard liquor." The Paris Review interviews Louise Erdrich for its Winter issue.
You may have heard that our own Bill Morris has a new book on shelves. He talked about it with fellow Millions staff writer and California author Edan Lepucki. At the LARB, Diana Clarke reviews the book, which she calls “a sharp critique of the contemporary American post-racial narrative,” among other things.