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June Gems

Emma Komlos-Hrobsky (Assistant Editor, Tin House Magazine): Ellen Bass charmed the socks off me when she read “At The Padre Hotel In Bakersfield, California” at the Writers @ Work conference in Alta, Utah. I loved its slyness and honesty, its willingness to walk right up to the real stuff of this world. I immediately bought [...]

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What We’re Reading

The interns are ambitious this week: Pound’s Cantos, new graphic novels, classic sci-fi, etc.

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What We’re Reading

Wordless woodcut novels, post-human apocalypses, powerful music, and the books we’re slavering for after BEA.

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May Gems

Swedish Punk Kids, Canadian Jazz Giants, Fat Old Orson Welles, and French New New Wave

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What We’re Reading

Death, Colombia, 21st century metafiction, and the free online stories. Good week!

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What We’re Reading

The interns are reading Elena Ferrante, Jonathan Lethem, Homer, Marianne Boruch, and Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge.

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What We’re Reading

We check out Blake Bailey, Walter Kirn, Anthony Doerr, Giacometti via James Lord, and a bit about moms from Lydia Millet.

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What We’re Reading

Culinary outliers, dad life, Aamer Hussein, Robert Lax, and The Virgin Suicides

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April Gems

Travel writing, time travel music, Sancerre on the patio, space aliens, new media politics, and Rip City dunks.

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What We’re Reading

We’re reading, rereading and finally reading Jacques Prévert, Tom McCarthy, Charles D’Ambrosio, and Sven Birkerts.

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What We’re Reading

Our amazing interns tackle big issues in their reading this week: art and faith, memory, language, peace, and comedy.

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What We’re Reading

Dorthe Nors, Kevin Brockmeier, Iris Owens, Scott Spencer, and a stack of enticing books keep us reading and re-reading this week.

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March Gems

March has taught us about the multiverse, drama, sports, the power of food, and one more great thing about beer.

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What We’re Reading

The interns (as usual) tell us what’s cool: A.M. Homes, Colin Winnette, Susanna Clarke, and Marcel Theroux.

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What We’re Reading

Religions we’re not a part of, classics for babies, new short stories and old essays dominate our bedside tables this week.

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What We’re Reading

Our amazing interns are hooked on Saunders, Karapanou, Tartt, de Beauvoir, Glück, Pelevin and King.

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January Gems

We spent January watching TV, listening to records, and drinking. Surprise.

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What We’re Reading

Munro on a ferry, McCarthy on the beach, and Seb Emina at the breakfast table.

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What We’re Reading

The interns are reading Maksik, Yanagihara, Carver, Joyce, Bechdel, conversations with Robert Irwin, and, a little medieval lit, courtesy Julian of Norwich.

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What We’ve Been Reading

Foodie Memoirs, Poets’ Lost Notebooks, Glorified LiveJournals, and more

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Desiderata: Our Favorite Albums of 2013

    Matthew Dickman (Poetry Editor, Tin House Magazine): Nothing Was The Same by Drake. We started from the bottom now we’re here. Lauren Perez (Publicity Intern, Tin House Books): How many year end lists do you think Beyoncé‘s BEYONCÉ screwed up? All of them? It’s an amazing album. She samples Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on [...]

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Desiderata: Our Favorite Films of 2013

  Emma Komlos-Hrobsky (Assistant Editor, Tin House Magazine): Joanna Arnow’s documentary I Hate Myself :) is the smartest, riskiest, and most engrossing movie I saw this year, hands down. I Hate Myself :) tracks Arnow’s relationship with her poet and “racial provocateur” boyfriend, James, to ask the central question of whether or not they should be dating. [...]

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Desiderata: Tin House Author Favorites of 2013

  Matthew Spekctor, author of American Dream Machine:  Novel: I hate playing favorites, but Owen King’s Double Feature takes on the movies at once so persuasively and with such esprit. It’s hard to think of a new novel that gave me more sheer pleasure this year than this one. Short Story Collection: Karen Russell’s Vampires in the Lemon Grove, for being [...]

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Desiderata: Our Favorite Poetry of 2013

“Let’s just take a sec to acknowledge that if 2013 was about anything, it was about defining, or really re-defining, the reader. Personally, I was redefined by some poems. Tony Hoagland and Mary Ruefle and Mary Szybist and Frank Bidart, in particular.”- Cheston Knapp (Managing Editor, Tin House Magazine) Veronica Martin (Columnist, The Open Bar): Soul in [...]

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Desiderata: Our Favorite Nonfiction of 2013

  Heather Hartley (Paris Editor, Tin House Magazine): Deborah Levy’s Things I Don’t Want to Know: On Writing is a response to George Orwell’s 1946 essay “Why I Write,” and in her memoir, just over 100 pages, Levy combines sharp wit and a dark sense of humor along with questions about literary influence, childhood and wanderlust. [...]

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