Astra Taylor, cofounder of the Debt Collective, was interviewed by Teen Vogue on September 28 about her work to provide assistance to people struggling with debt. The Debt Collective’s Can’t Pay Won’t Pay (Haymarket Books), which has a foreword by Taylor, is a comprehensive look at the American debt crisis and a guide to how we can radically rethink economic inequality.
The Readers’ Room by Antoine Laurain (trans. Emily Boyce, Jane Aitken, and Polly Mackintosh; Gallic Books) was featured in the September issue of Mystery Scene Magazine, which called it a “genuine masterpiece.”
Some Girls Walk Into The Country They Are From by Sawako Nakayasu (Wave Books) and Yi Sang: Selected Works (edit. Don Mee Choi, trans Jack Jung, Sawako Nakayasu, Don Mee Choi and Joyelle McSweeney, Wave Books) were featured on the NewPages “New and Noteworthy” fall list.
Vancouver After Dark by Aaron Chapman, Rebent Sinner by Ivan Coyote, and Changing Tides: An Ecologist’s Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene by Alejandro Frid, were announced as winners for the 2020 BC and Yukon Book Prize.