This Week’s Hot News

The Minneapolis, MN Star Tribune interviewed Bao Phi, author of Thousand Star Hotel, and Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Latehomecomer (both Coffee House Press) about the contents of their bookshelves on August 23.

The meditation app Insight Timer released the first of four guided meditations based on Sarah Bowen’s Spiritual Rebel: A Positively Addictive Guide to Finding Deeper Perspective and Higher Purpose (Monkfish Book Publishing)

Literary Hub published an excerpt from Maria Tumarkin’s Axiomatic (Transit Books) on August 26.

Literary Hub published an excerpt of The Dishwasher by Stéphane Larue (trans. Pablo Strauss; Biblioasis), on August 23.

The August issue of Mother Earth News Magazine included three excerpts from DIY Mushroom Cultivation by Willoughby Arevalo (New Society Publishers).

Publishers Weekly published an article by Sonia Patel, author of Bloody Seoul (Cinco Puntos Press), on August 23.

The Rumpus interviewed Trisha Low, author of Socialist Realism (Coffee House Press), on August 21.

Archipelago podcast interviewed Naja Marie Aidt, author of When Death Takes Something from You Give it Back: Carl’s Book (trans. Denise Newman; Coffee House Press), on August 22.

Liberty Hardy of BookRiot recommended Curdella Forbes’s A Tall History of Sugar (Akashic Books) in her Fall 2019 Preview e-newsletter.

Whalebone Magazine published an interview with Glen E. Friedman, author of Dogtown: The Legend of the Z-Boys (Akashic Books), alongside a gallery of images from the book.

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